Monthly Archives: January 2019

January 2019

Economic Outlook – 13 January 2019

2019-01-13T17:21:28+00:00

US The Fed appears increasingly likely to hit the “pause” button in March amid financial market volatility, trade uncertainty and an overall moderation in economic growth. In a speech this week, Fed Chairman Powell reemphasized that the Fed would exercise patience and watch the economic data carefully, a sentiment that was echoed by Fed Vice [...]

Economic Outlook – 13 January 2019 2019-01-13T17:21:28+00:00

Economic Outlook – 6 January 2019

2019-01-09T06:13:59+00:00

US The production side of the US economy has slowed considerably, pulling down commodity prices and business confidence. December’s ISM Manufacturing survey tumbled 5.2 points to 54.1, the largest one-month drop in more than a decade. The drop in the headline index was driven primarily by an 11-point plunge in the new orders component, which [...]

Economic Outlook – 6 January 2019 2019-01-09T06:13:59+00:00