1 month in 10 snapshots

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

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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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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