The United States: US exports should be on the rise as the weak dollar helps American firms compete internationally. A trade war, however, could quickly reverse these gains.
Equity Markets: February saw significant fund outflows from US domestic equities. International funds, however, continue attracting capital.
China: The nation’s households are increasingly indebted/leveraged. This chart shows household debt as a percentage of disposable income and as a percentage of the GDP.
Eurozone: With economic sentiment elevated, retail sales in the Eurozone are expected to accelerate. Perhaps.
Energy Markets: Energy analysts continue to predict sharp increases in US oil output over the next couple of years.
Cryptocurrencies: Below are the year-to-date returns across the crypto markets.
Food for Thought: US house price changes since the housing bubble peak.
Edited by Joseph N Cohen
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