11 hours ago
Signs of recovery: the world trade is now above pre-Covid levels
Source: Jeroen Blokland, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis
1 day ago
In the US, government investment actually collapsed in the aftermath of the GFC. This time, however, governments are in the driver’s seat of the recovery, with unprecedented amounts of fiscal stimulus.
1 day ago
The 23% bought by the Fed is the lowest % in 13 months.
Source: Tavi Costa, Crescat capital
2 days ago
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently upgraded its gobal growth expectations to 6%, up 5.5% from January. If this comes to be true, it would be the highest rate in 4 decades. Growth for 2022 is expected to reach 4.4%.
3 days ago
Mind the gap! At the beginning of the year, the 2021 GDP forecasts for Germany and the USA were both at 4%. Fast forward to the end of Q1and there is now a growth gap of no less than 2.4% as the US is reopening (thanks to fast vaccine rollout) while Germany is still stuck in lockdown mode.