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Jun 15
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The Fed's Rate Hike: Substance and Style

June 15, 2018

Chairman Powell's FOMC was brief, clear and optimistic; trade relations between the U.S. and China remained challenging; Europe's central bank shared its playbook for the next year and more; Russia and Saudi Arabia met about oil and more.

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May 04
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China trade: Short visit, long distance

May 04, 2018

The U.S. officials' two-day visit left much work to be done; U.S. employment in April was good not great; Europe got a reprieve from the conflict between its trading partners; there's so much crude being produced in Midland, Texas that it can't leave the area.

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Apr 27
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U.S. growth: First impressions

April 27, 2018

A first look at U.S. growth for Q1 looked pretty solid, tilting the board slightly toward four Fed hikes this year; the European Central Bank faced its own deadline for rate hikes; Argentina brought out its heavy artillery to save the peso.

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Apr 20
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Faceoff over crude

April 20, 2018

OPEC’s meeting had some unexpected commentary; the Fed heard tales of good times; Bank of England surprised its markets.

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Apr 13
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Global trade: A Show-Me Market

April 13, 2018

Financial markets got used to the news flow, it seems; U.S. consumer inflation hit the mark; crude oil is having a good year; China and the U.S. begin coming to terms on trade.

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Apr 06
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Trade, Jobs: Trump Cards?

April 06, 2018

The US and China upped the ante on tariffs and trade; The jobs report for March disappointed, but not by much; Europe’s growth came in steady but not slow.

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Mar 29
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Tech-tonic shift?

March 29, 2018

For tech stocks, the devil was in the details; markets threw a tariff tantrum; consumer spending and inflation were on the low side; the Bank of England tried to stop the Brexodus; China's currency continued strong

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Mar 23
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Tariff Talk

March 23, 2018

While talk of tariffs and trade continued, Fed Chair Powell’s announced his first hike; a Brexit breakthrough emerged.

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Mar 16
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U.S. Pre-Tariff Strength

March 16, 2018

More signs of a strong U.S. economy before tariffs kicked in; European inflation was good news for pessimists; Fourth time’s a charm for Merkel; China factories powered forward.

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Mar 09
Market Snapshot

It's all about jobs

March 09, 2018

U.S. employment looks good, even pre-tariff; It’s pedal to the metal for U.S. trucking; The 11-country Trans-Pacific Partnership sails on without the U.S.

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