1 month in 10 snapshots

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

April 2019
The U-turn performed by the US Federal Reserve in a matter of six months is quite spectacular and possibly unprecedented. In early October 2018, the Fed had just raised its key rate for the seventh[...]
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March 2019
Amid rising concerns around the global growth outlook – and one month later than usual due to the government shutdown – the first estimate of US GDP growth during the fourth quarter of 2018 proved rat[...]
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1 Year in 10 Snapshots 2019
The global economy experienced a steady slowdown in economic activity over the course of 2018.[...]
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December 2018
We have seen quite a sudden reversal in the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy.[...]
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November 2018
The US economy is still growing strongly. This was, in a nutshell, the message from the preliminary Q3 GDP report, posting a 3.5% annualised expansion, after a 4.2% expansion in Q2.[...]
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October 2018
Was 2017 the peak of post-GFC global growth momentum?[...]
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September 2018
This summer, financial markets were shaken by an old unpleasant tune.[...]
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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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