Morning Call: July 31, 2015 US GDP 2.3%, with positive revisions. Enough to keep the recovery going? Parsing Fed speak with their current favorite words: Economic, Growth and Appropriate. IMF reiterates unwillingness to fund Greece without debt relief. Brazil falling […]
0.2% GDP Growth – Is This the Boom?
The US economy will grow slower than expected. Analysts blame the weather, but the economic conditions in the US are not showing sign of a significant recovery. As a result, the Fed will most […]
Baltic Dry Index, 28 Year Lows, So What? The Baltic Dry Index, an obscure economic indicator that monitors the health of the world’s economy by tracking the price of shipping dry goods over oceans, has fallen to its lowest level […]
Abenomics: Japan GDP Tanks, Model for America? Japan’s economy unexpectedly slipped into officially recession in the third quarter, setting the stage for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay an unpopular sales tax hike and call a snap election two years […]
China 2014 Slow Down, canary in the coal mine? China’s central bank is injecting a combined 500 billion yuan ($81.35 billion) of liquidity into the country’s top banks, according to media reports, a sign that authorities are stepping up efforts […]