United States: Unlike other survey-based indicators, the World Economics SMI points to lackluster growth in US business activity.
United Kingdom: This chart shows the composition of UK consumer spending.
Asia-Pacific: New Zealand’s government is taking measures to cool the housing market.
As a result, the RBNZ is expected to be less hawkish, which sent the Kiwi dollar and bond yields sharply lower.
Emerging Markets: Brazil’s health situation continues to deteriorate.
Consumer confidence slumped.
Equities: Call options volume is off the highs.
QQQ (Nasdaq 100 ETF) saw a massive inflow this week.
Food For Thought: DC statehood proposal:
Edited by Devon Lall
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