The United Kingdom: Spending is expected to increase even if the Tories win. As a result, Goldman expects a stronger fiscal tailwind in the UK than the euro area.
Europe: Will the US open another front in its trade war?
Asia-Pacific: Japanese firms have been increasingly profitable.
China: Excavator sales continue to weaken, which signals softer residential construction investment.
Energy: US refineries have scaled back production this year amid weak demand from abroad (second chart).
Food for Thought: Average FICO score:
Edited by Devon Lall
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