The United States: This table provides a summary comparison of the House and the Senate tax bills.
Energy: This chart shows the OPEC+ (includes Russia, Kazakhstan) compliance with the production caps.
Europe: The French now support a deeper European integration.
Equity Markets: The S&P 500 has not had a down month this year.
Credit: Leveraged finance issuance jumped after the Thanksgiving-week lull.
Emerging Markets: The recovery in Brazil’s capacity utilization has been painfully slow.
Bitcoin: This chart compares the Bitcoin mining complexity (which requires more computing power and higher energy costs) with the price.
China: Mobile internet usage in China keeps climbing.
Food for Thought: SoftBank’s ride-hailing investments.
Edited by Joseph N Cohen
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