The United States: Is the nation’s productivity growth about to slow?
The Eurozone: The ECB feels that it achieved its goal of monetary transmission (lower rates in the “real” economy). It also reduced fragmentation (dispersion of lending rates across the Eurozone).
Equities: While analysts have been downgrading their forecasts for this year’s revenues and earnings growth, projections for 2020 look more encouraging.
China: Asset growth rates at small and large banks have converged.
Credit: This chart shows corporate leverage by sector.
Food for Thought: US consumer debt distribution by age:
Edited by Joseph Cohen
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