Economic Updates

Keep up to date on the global economy and its impact on markets.

Balance optimism on earnings with caution about Congress

Balance optimism on earnings with caution about Congress

Q1 2017 | Capital Markets Outlook

What a difference a day makes — in this case, Election Day.

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Growth acceleration under a new policy regime

Q1 2017 | Fixed Income Outlook

As we consider fixed-income markets in 2017, we are particularly optimistic about two factors.

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Positive forces could extend market momentum in 2017

Q1 2017 | Equity Outlook

Amid broad market enthusiasm for pro-growth policies and the restoration of global economic health, we remain alert to potential risks.

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Global economic update  |  February 13

Highlights of the past week, from central bank policies to trade and currency trends.

Trade

U.S.: The trade deficit narrowed in December.

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