Market recap for the week, with consymer confidence & equities chart, economic data calendar, & market statistics
Themes and implications from the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities Investment Quarterly
Over the past week financial markets have reacted negatively to the President’s announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminum, mainly due to fears of a trade war that could reduce global trade.
The Chancellor pointed out at the beginning of this budget that a new budget could be required in the spring if a Brexit deal is not reached.
Like summers, economic expansions do not last forever. The US recovery is now the second longest on record. There is nothing to suggest it will end in the near future, so the broad prognosis for risk assets remains good. But we know that—like weather fore