Monthly Archives: February 2017

Boeing 787 Dreamliner = Globalization

Interesting graphic below illustrating the outsourcing of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner as President Trump touted his “buy American” mantra today as he stood in front of the airplane at the Boeing’s South Carolina plant. “We want products made by our workers … Continue reading

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Why pension funds invest in EM debt – FT

  Published on Feb 15, 2017 Mark Fawcett, chief investment officer of the UK’s National Employment Savings Trust, discusses the outlook for emerging market debt with Owen Walker. ► Subscribe to here: .

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Inflation Runs Hot, Hot, Hot

CPI out this morning,  up 0.6 percent for January, more than double the 0.3 percent that was expected.  The hottest number since February 2013.  The main culprit was the rise in the cost of gasoline, which accounted for half the … Continue reading

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COTD: Size of U.S. Economy v Europe

Source:  Independent

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Oil and gas discoveries, China capital controls – FT

Seb Morton-Clark has Monday’s top stories from around the world, including oil and gas discoveries at a 60-year low, China reassuring on capital controls and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau meeting US president Donald Trump. ► Subscribe to here:

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QOTD: Ambiguous China Policy

It used to be said that Ronald Reagan’s “Red China” policy was driven by Nancy:  “don’t serve it on a green table cloth.”    President Trump’s policy?  Yet to be determined. …U.S.-China relations remain in the Schrodinger’s cat-like state they … Continue reading

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French Oat-German Bund 10-year Spread

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US Sector ETF Performance – Feb 10


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Global Risk Monitor – February 10

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