The Week That Was Stormy

Written by Stephen Swanson A shortened trading week was not affected by economic releases and during the past week we saw a slew of releases generally confirming our picture of stable but anemic growth but with hints of strength in the US and mixed signals from Europe and China and with risks posed by the …

Global Growth is Slowing and China is the Wild Card

Written by Stephen Swanson Over the past two weeks a spate of manufacturing PMI and confidence surveys and have been released for many developed and emerging market economies, offering an insight into the depth and breadth of what is often referred to as a synchronized, global economic slowdown. It’s beyond the scope of this note …