Trade barriers, once constructed, are not easy to remove and their implementation is likely provide a slower backdrop for financial market performance.
Negative effects would occur in the context of an economy less energized by fiscal stimulus than was the case last year.
As of last week, the partial government shutdown is officially the longest shutdown on record.
China’s economic revolution continues to be one of the defining stories of the 21st century.
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For a market that is anticipating two more cuts through the end of next year, expectations may need to be tempered.
Investors may want to consider reducing exposure to European financial markets during this period of heightened political, economic and policy uncertainty.
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Monday���s spike in the repo rate is not extraordinarily worrisome, given both the context surrounding its timing and the availability of potential remedies.
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