The United States: How is the fiscal stimulus expected to impact the GDP growth over the next three years?
Energy Markets: The currencies of energy producing countries have caught up with oil prices.
Bitcoin: Leveraged accounts (such as hedge funds) are net long Bitcoin futures.
Equity Markets: More managers think this market rally will last through 2019 and beyond.
China: China’s working-age population has peaked.
Emerging Markets: Venezuela’s oil output, the nation’s only source of hard currency, is rapidly shrinking.
Global Developments: Macro variables such as the GDP growth, inflation, etc. have become less volatile, capping the volatility on risk assets.
Credit: Outflows from high-yield bond funds have picked up speed.
Food for Thought: The percentage of Americans who want their state to secede from the union.
Edited by Joseph N Cohen
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