The United States: For now, there are no signs of acceleration in labor costs.
Here is Goldman’s wage growth tracker.
China: The Capital Economics China GDP tracker is moving lower again.
The Eurozone: The unemployment rate varies drastically across the Eurozone.
Equity Markets: Fund managers have become extremely overweight US equities.
Global Developments: In the past, the gap between consumer confidence and spending closed relatively quickly.
Emerging Markets: EM commodity exporters could be in trouble.
Food for Thought: The betting market’s probability of President Trump getting impeached (many analysts think the market is overreacting):
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