Weekly Economic Outlook

Weekly Economic Outlook 2017-05-01T17:51:08+00:00

Economic Outlook – 3 February 2019

US US interest rates fell and risky assets rallied last week in the wake of very dovish commentary from the US Federal Reserve after the January meeting of the FMOC (Federal Open Market Committee). Policymakers [...]

Economic Outlook – 27 January 2019

US President Trump agreed to reopen the federal government for three weeks while negotiations continued over how to secure the nation’s southwestern border, backing down after a month long standoff failed to force Democrats to [...]

Economic Outlook – 20 January 2019

US The steady flow of US macroeconomic data that markets and the US Federal Reserve rely on in order to gauge the health of the nation's economy has been somewhat disrupted by the partial US [...]

Economic Outlook – 13 January 2019

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 [...]

Economic Outlook – 6 January 2019

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 [...]

Economic Outlook – 23 December 2018

US The relative lack of concern on the part of US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell surrounding the recent downdraft in risk asset markets during his post rate-hike conference on Wednesday sent markets tumbling to [...]