Archive for February 20th, 2018

Deeper Analysis

2017 GDP Growth and CPI Inflation in the U.S., Euroland and Japan

February 20, 2018

Economic growth slowed last quarter from the summer’s pace in the United States, Euroland and Japan but, also in each case was stronger in calendar 2017 than in 2016. U.S. GDP rose 2.6% at an annualized pace between 3Q and 2Q, down from 3.2% in the previous quarter and reflecting a combined 1.8 percentage point […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Dollar and Oil Up But Almost Everything Else Down

February 20, 2018

Most markets with the notable exceptions of China and Taiwan are back open for business. Share prices are lower, with drops of 1.0% in Japan, 1.1% in South Korea, and 0.5% in Hong Kong. Morgan Stanley analysts warn of a bigger U.S. stock correction that seen earlier this month. Long-term U.S. interest rates resumed rising […] More