1 month in 10 snapshots

1 month in 10 snapshots is a review of the past month through ten explanatory graphs.

August 2018
US GDP growth stayed strong in Q2, rising at 4.1% qoq, the highest pace since 2014.[...]
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July 2018
Despite all the announcements, tweets and threats of the past few months, additional tariffs on US imports of Chinese goods and China’s reciprocal measures had yet to be implemented at the end of June[...]
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June 2018
The US economy is still expanding at a steady pace, benefiting from the support of tax reform.[...]
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May 2018
The latest update of the International Monetary Fund’s economic projections has confirmed the consensual view: the global economy is in good shape.[...]
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April 2018
On the one hand, one can hardly blame Donald Trump for implementing his electoral campaign promises.[...]
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March 2018
As the old German saying goes, trees don’t grow to the sky. This certainly applies to economic surprise indices that compare actual economic data releases to market expectations.[...]
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February 2018
US officials have unexpectedly brought attention back to foreign exchange movements at the latest World Economic Forum in Davos.[...]
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1 Year in 10 Snapshots
Looking back at 2017, one of the main features was the global economy emerging from a three year slump during which Eurozone weakness, China’s slowdown and the oil price’s collapse had all helped damp[...]
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December 2017
2017 has been the best year for the global economy since the 2008/09 recession.[...]
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