Vincent Juvyns and Alex Dryden discuss economic growth in the eurozone and the potential impacts of the slowdown in China and other emerging markets.
Investors are concerned about the deterioration of corporate debt quality.
Assessing the impact and possible evolution of Fed policy
Given current and projected productivity and labor supply dynamics, productivity is unlikely to provide a significant lift to future growth.
Inventories tend to have a cycle of their own, growing and contracting several times over the course of an expansion.
The yield curve inversion, has become a trusted signal of impending economic turmoil due to the close historical relationship between inversions and recessions.
The growing amount of negative yielding debt overseas is weighing down on U.S yields as Treasuries become the best house in a bad neighborhood.
At its July meeting, the U.S Federal Reserve (the Fed) cut rates for the first time since December 2008.
Trade was the hot topic of 2018, with the U.S. administration engaging in negotiations with many major trading partners.
A greater percentage of negative yielding bonds has reignited the hunt for yield as investors look for higher yields in riskier asset classes.