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Feb 10

Japan trade: Timing trumps tee time

President Trump and Prime Minister Abe tee off; OPEC toes the line; China trade rises; Greece goes back for more.

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Jan 27

Trade policy: Rumbles and grumbles

Global trade agreements are on the table as governments change hands; U.S. growth checked in as present but subdued; 恭喜发财! (Best wishes for a prosperous year!)

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Jan 20

U.S. inflation: Trump's timing

Consumer prices augur well for growth for the new administration; formal Brexit talks break out; China's consumers step forward; Argentina's bonds are well-bid

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Jan 06

U.S. jobs: More wages, more workers

U.S. hourly wages rose 2.9% in 2016 and underemployment dropped; the FOMC worried about excess growth, while Eurozone optimism improved.

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Jan 04

Flipping the calendar

A new year brings a new twist to U.S. real estate investors; Germany's growth gathers steam, and Singapore sees a sign of smooth sailing ahead.

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Dec 16

Words vs. numbers

The Fed: Disturbance in the Force

The FOMC's 25-basis-point hike roiled fixed-income markets, despite the lack of surprise. China upped – slightly – its forecast for growth next year and stepped up its campaign against real estate speculation as its bond market reacted.

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Oct 14

Will France follow the UK?

Next stop: Frexit?

Will France's EU membership fall victim to presidential politics, or merely muddy the waters for the UK? China's producer prices rise, as do US retail sales.

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Sep 30

A long wait until the November meeting

OPEC: Now, how to make it stick?

Saudi Arabia and Iran come to terms; U.S. and Europe improve; money market mass migration in the U.S., driven by new post-crisis regulations


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