How do sanctions impact the Russian economy?

The big news last week was the imposition of economic sanctions on Russia by the US. According to the US Department of State, the...

Central Banks: What they are and what they do

A Central Bank can be generally defined as an institution whose main objectives lie in managing a state's currency, money supply, and interest rates....

NFPs and Scalping

Non-Farm Payrolls (NFPs) are probably the most important leading indicator in the US economy, in anticipation of CPI and GDP results. The predominant measure...

Guess what? Australia’s (still) deteriorating

It could perhaps be suggested that our analysis is developing a fixation with Australia. However, data releases are supportive of thesis our previous articles...

Yield Curve Inversion Does not Mean Recession – Yet

As explained in the past, Yield Curves reflect investor expectations about future developments in the bond markets and their perceptions of overall risk. Basically,...

The Economic Week Ahead

Main Macro Events This Week Global growth has clearly moderated in 2018. And rising interest rates, geopolitical risks, and possible trade headwinds exacerbated worries. Many key...

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