Let’s begin by taking a quick look at one of the topics that are likely to get a great deal of attention at the 46th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (this week).
The United States: The ECRI index of leading indicators points to more economic strength ahead for the US.
Energy Markets: Here is an update on the coal sector jobs.
Bitcoin: Bitcoin’s volatility has risen sharply in recent months.
Equity Markets: How did the previous government shutdowns impact the stock market?
China: China’s consumer sentiment is near multi-year highs.
Emerging Markets: Hedge funds continue to increase their bets on the ruble’s appreciation amid higher oil prices.
Food for Thought: Previous government shutdowns.
Edited by Joseph N Cohen
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