US Retail activity and Inflation center stage

USDindex, Daily and Weekly US Retail activity and inflation will take center stage in this holiday-shortened week, as they could provide an indication of December's...

Who’s to blame for the US Trade Deficit?

Put simply, perhaps the most important reason for the US trade deficit is the US government itself. Allow me to elaborate: bank lending has...

Midterm Election in the Spotlight

On Tuesday 6 November, US will proceed with the off-year elections, occurring every 4 years, before the presidential elections. The particular mid elections are...

Everything you Wanted to Know About the Japanese Economy

Japan has become, over the course of the past 30 years, an economics case study. Starting in the late 1980s, the country experienced an...

Special Report: US Economy – Fed, Trump and China

The US economy has been growing impressively in the past years, with GDP increasing by 2% or more on a y/y basis since 2017....

Introducing the FX Risk Aversion Index

In general, Risk Aversion refers to the investors' willingness to accept riskier investments. For example, when investors are willing to invest only in bonds...

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