Euroland GDP growth

In Suspense Ahead of Tariff Announcements

September 7, 2018

President Trump is expected to announce a huge ramp-up in tariffs next week, especially on imports of Chinese goods, and China will no to retaliate in kind. Some pundits worry this escalating trade war will hammer U.S. equities, depress U.S. growth, lift U.S. inflation, and further incentivize the FOMC to raise interest rates. Stocks in […] More

First-Quarter Euro Area GDP Growth

May 15, 2013

The single fact that the euro area’s economy contracted about a third as rapidly last quarter as it had in the final period of 2012 is about the extent of consolation one take take from today’s release of preliminary national income accounts.  Only three of the seventeen members reported positive growth.  Most had weaker growth […] More