Featured Market Snapshot
OPEC’s meeting had some unexpected commentary; the Fed heard tales of good times; Bank of England surprised its markets.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The Fed’s new head gets his sea legs; politics in Europe and the U.S. heat up; markets react.
The U.S. begins to borrow in earnest; Draghi sets the markets straight; China steps in for a borrower.
After much anxiety, relatively little net change in financial markets – except in complacency – for now; China refills on U.S. Treasuries.
Markets found their way back to volatility, showing a couple of new patterns – including some sector preferences and a muted “risk-off” reaction.
U.S. wage growth re-emerges, the market reacts; the Fed sticks to the script; Europe’s painful good news on growth.
Three spokespersons, two views: some controversy in an otherwise optimistic conclave; mixed to good news for the U.S. economy.
Some controversy in an otherwise optimistic conclave; mixed to good news for the U.S. economy.
For unemployment claims, the devil was in the details; Global oil looked to offer its own cure for high crude prices; China growth beat expectations
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