The United States: the Committee shifted its rate projections for 2018 and 2019 higher, signaling that another two hikes this year are likely. Here is the “dot plot” over time.
China: Bloomberg’s monetary conditions index shows tightening (lower = tighter).
Rates: This chart shows the size of some of the largest fixed income markets globally.
Equity Markets: FANG insiders are expected to sell quite a bit of stock this year.
Emerging Markets: Saudi Arabia’s consumer confidence has risen sharply.
Food for Thought: Each nation’s GDP per capita vs. percent trust in the judicial system (across major economies):
Edited by Joseph Cohen
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