The United States: Railcar loadings remain well above the levels we saw in previous years, pointing to robust growth in the US.
Rates: How much of the Treasury yield increase has been due to the Fed’s quantitative tightening?
China: This chart shows the key indicators for China’s real estate and construction sector (Q3 vs. Q2).
The Eurozone: Credit growth in the Eurozone is now more reliant on the private sector.
Equities: Cash balances in retail accounts are near record lows.
Global Developments: Here is the length of recoveries across advanced economies.
Emerging Markets: 2018 has been a rough year for EM stocks. This chart shows the December MSCI Emerging Markets Index futures contract.
Food for Thought: Health insurance programs and care providers:
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