The United States: Consumer inflation expectations continue to drift lower.
The Eurozone: Here is the UBS Eurozone economic surprise index.
Equities: It should be a strong year for share buybacks.
China: Housing inventories continue to moderate.
Global Developments: This chart shows the carry (short-term rate differential) for the US dollar vs. select currencies.
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Edited by Joseph Cohen
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