The weekly commentary is a review of current activity in global financial markets, with an emphasis on the U.S. fixed income market. Breaking news and market reactions form the core of this commentary.
May 1, 2015
- An Economic Perspective on the U.K. Election
- Don’t Get Fooled by the First Quarter
- The Federal Reserve Remains Cautiously Optimistic
April 24, 2015
- The Eurozone Is Seeing Green Shoots but Isn’t Out of the Woods
- Gauging a Country’s Potential for Growth
- The Trans-Pacific Partnership Might Actually Happen
April 17, 2015
- Countries Can’t Devalue Their Way to Prosperity
- Central Banks Are Doing Some Interesting Rebalancing
- Paying for the Energy Dividend
April 10, 2015
- Today's Oil Retreat Is at Odds with Long-Term Trends
- A New Bank Creates Controversy in Asia
- Solving the U.S. Wage Conundrum
April 2, 2015
- Odds and Ends of the First Quarter
March 27, 2015
- After Slow Start, the U.S. Should Regain Steam
- Greece: The Debt Elephant in the Room
- How Can Governments Keep Borrowing Under Control?
March 20, 2015
- What Is Full Employment, and Are We There Yet?
- Negative Interest Rates Are Spreading Across Europe
- The Return of the U.S. Debt Ceiling
March 13, 2015
- China Moves Cautiously Toward a New Normal
- Deleveraging Is Unfinished in the Industrialized World
- Will Lower Borrowing Costs in Europe Be a Boon for U.S Firms?
March 6, 2015
- Quantitative Easing Comes to the Eurozone
- U.S. Job Growth is Strong, but Wage Growth is Not
- The California Port Strike Has Troubled Trade… and Economists
February 27, 2015
- The U.S. Housing Industry Continues to Struggle
- The “Millennials” Hold the Key to Housing
- Is Another Bubble Forming in U.S. Commercial Real Estate?