The United States: According to Gallup, US economic confidence remains elevated but has come off the highs.
Who in the US is building homes and why?
Credit: Part of the reason investors have been comfortable with sub-investment grade debt recently is the decline in the number of “stressed” credits.
Rates: Trading activity in inflation-linked securities has been climbing both in the Eurozone and the US.
Equity Markets: Here is a bit of history on the dominant sectors over time.
Global Developments: This chart shows the growth trajectories for home prices in select economies (inflation-adjusted would have been a better comparison).
Food for Thought: Top ten fears of 2017 in the US.
Edited by Paul Menestrier
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