The United States: Outbound container volume points to stronger US exports at the beginning of the year.
The Eurozone: China’s imports from Italy and France have diverged.
Equities: Google search activity points to increased concerns about a recession among retail investors.
China: Leading indicators point to further deterioration in China’s exports.
Global Developments: Here is an aggregate of central banks’ balance sheets.
Food for Thought: The H-1B visa processing has ground to a crawl (RFE = “request for evidence”).
Edited by Joseph Cohen
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