1 month in 10 snapshots

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

September 2017
In the current environment, there are many reasons for investors to be worried. However, for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, economic growth is not one of them.[...]
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August 2017
The lack of visible inflationary pressure in the US economy is an increasingly frustrating puzzle for the Federal Reserve.[...]
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July 2017
In June, the Federal Reserve raised USD short term rates for the third time in six months.[...]
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June 2017
Europe continues to lead global growth momentum.[...]
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May 2017
Since the summer of 2016, the global economy has experienced a broad-based acceleration.[...]
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April 2017
The Federal Reserve raised its Federal Fund rate by 25bp in March. It was not a surprise for financial markets since several Fed members had hinted strongly at a rise in the weeks before.[...]
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March 2017
Most US surveys have continued to improve in February and point to a pronounced acceleration of US GDP growth in the first quarter.[...]
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February 2017
Much has been said in the past few years about the negative side effect of extended ultra-loose monetary policies and their ineffectiveness in spurring growth and inflation.[...]
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January 2017
2014 and 2015 had been two years of slowing and depressed activity for the industrial sector.[...]
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