Economy 22 March 2019 Global Trade Bellwether Crashes

"South Korean exports, seen as a bellwether for global trade, fell nearly 5%in the first 20 days of March... "Exports to China and Japan fell by more than 10%. Shipments of microchips, oil products, and telecoms devices were all down. "These data bode ill for [the...

Economy 21 March 2019 The Fed Sees Trouble Ahead

"The markets’ responses to the latest US Federal Reserve Board’s interest rate and balance sheet decisions were telling... "The nature of the Fed’s announcements – a majority of the members of its Open Market Committee expect no rate increases this year and the Fed...


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