The United States: Here is an example of the skills gap that has been persistent across the US. The table below shows job openings divided by the number of job searches. These are some of the professions where wages have been improving.
The Eurozone: Below are the components of the first-quarter GDP growth.
Rates: The gap between the 10yr Treasury yield and the copper-to-gold ratio has been narrowing.
Equity Markets: Here is the AUM of all the VIX-focused funds.
Emerging Markets: The chart below provides the breakdown of debt to GDP ratios for select countries.
Food for Thought: The RealClear Politics Generic Congressional Poll shows that it was a tough week for the GOP.
Edited by Joseph Cohen
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