What Could Drive Inflation in the Euro Area’s Subdued Economy?
The Euro area’s inflation, or consumer price index, rose by 0.2% in June 2016 compared to a rise of 0.4% in May 2016.
On a year-over-year basis, China’s retail sales showed strong recovery in June 2016, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China.
US retail sales showed strong performance in June 2016, rising to 0.6% compared to 0.2% in May 2016. Retail sales also beat market expectations of a 0.1% rise.
According to the EIA’s report on July 13, 2016, US crude oil inventories fell by 2.5 MMbbls (million barrels) in the week ended July 8, 2016.
On a year-over-year basis, China’s industrial production rose by 6.2% in June 2016 compared to 6.0% in the previous month.
According to a report provided by the Federal Reserve, US industrial production increased by 0.6% in June 2016 compared to a 0.3% fall in the previous month.
China’s GDP in 2Q16 According to the report provided by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, China’s GDP grew by 6.7% in 2Q16. The country’s economic growth remained the…
There are several important economic indicators investors should watch next week, including data releases from Japan, the United States, and the Eurozone.
In this series, we’ll explore a variety of economic indicators, including the industrial productions of China and the United States and Euro area inflation.
As concerns about weak economic growth are further aggravated in the aftermath of Brexit, European (EZU) stocks are likely to see downward trends for the rest of the year.
With the UK (EWU) and EU (EZU) relationship entering uncharted waters, the global (EFA) economy is set to slow down in the coming quarters.
The World Bank has downgraded its global growth forecast for 2016 to 2.4% from 2.9% projected in January.
The UK’s decision to exit the European Union (EZU) has set the stage for prolonged political uncertainty in the region.
After the policy meeting in June, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that the Brexit vote could impact US monetary policy.
The rebound in employment data and higher consumer spending (IYC) allays investors’ fears of an economic slowdown in the country.
As we’ll see in this part of the series, the monetary stimulus has been less effective in Europe and Japan.
US stocks are trapped in a narrow trading range. The Market is experiencing huge volatility but going nowhere.
Equities slumped worldwide after the shocking Brexit vote, but US equities had already become directionless. We’re definitely living in a low-return environment.
Investors should watch for building wage pressures—it will indicate a strong labor market. Job seekers would be able to negotiate higher wages for new jobs.
The US job market shocked policymakers and market participants alike in March, April, and May. There wasn’t much of a reason to cheer.