The United States: So far, there isn’t much evidence for a sustained wage acceleration in the United States.
China: China can counter the US even without tariffs. Here is how the retaliation played out after the nation’s disputes with Japan and South Korea.
Rates: US buyers of Treasuries no longer have foreigners or the Fed competing with them.
Equity Markets: The relative weight of defensive stocks (such as utilities) in the S&P 500 continues to trend lower.
Emerging Markets: EM portfolio outflows continue.
Global Developments: Here is a long-term chart of stock valuations for the US, developed markets ex. US, and emerging markets.
Food for Thought: World’s top exporters:
Edited by Joseph Cohen
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