United States: Let’s begin with the December employment report, which was weaker than the markets were expecting.
This chart shows the changes in employment by sector in 2019.
United Kingdom: The economic impact of Brexit-related uncertainty has been substantial.
Asia Pacific: According to BCA Research, Chinese and Korean government bond yields have drifted lower in recent weeks, which is typically associated with weakening growth in China and global trade.
Equities: The S&P 500 historical volatility continues to drift lower.
Global Developments: The latest global liquidity boost points to a rebound in business activity.
Food for Thought: The net worth of the top 0.1% vs. the bottom 90%:
Edited by Daniel Moskovits
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