Let's dive into the latest developments shaping the global economic landscape. Good news first: the threat of an unprecedented US debt crisis has receded, as US lawmakers passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a catastrophic default. Phew! But don't pop the champagne just yet, because storm clouds are still looming. High inflation, rising interest rates, and sluggish growth are challenges that have yet to disappear.
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On Friday, March 10, the 16th largest US bank suddenly burst. The bankruptcy became the second largest in history among American commercial banks. In this article, we look at what happened and how it could affect all of us.
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
Good day for all traders out there! We prepared a gold analysis and a bunch of other news for you to enjoy! Here's what you should know:
Inflation in New Zealand is the highest since 1990, edging to 7.3% in Q2 2022. The currency is under heavy pressure as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is trying to reverse the inflationary spiral. The week ahead will give us a valuable clue about the country’s monetary policy, and we are here to talk about that.
The EU plans to intervene in markets directly to curb rising energy costs, threatening to push the Euro area's economy into a deep recession.
Who will save the global economy if the main engine of global economic growth, China, is slowing down?
The e-commerce giant has recently faced a lot of pressure, starting from global uncertainty in China amid lockdowns and geopolitics. The company has been added to the US SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) delisting queue. Finally, there’s an earnings report coming on August 4. Let’s discuss everything and prepare for the next move.
The US central bank will lift interest rates at its next meeting on Wednesday, July 27. We'll watch if the Federal Reserve goes with a 75-basis-point or a 100bp hike. Several factors influence the Fed's decision. In theory, the Fed's goal in using a rate hike tool is to tame inflation without causing a recession.
US stocks have delivered their worst first half of a year in more than 50 years triggered by the Fed's attempt to control inflation and growing concerns about recession.
Powell wants a soft landing for inflation, as Greenspan did in 1994. But it looks like he will get a hard landing.
After months of pressure from the White House, Saudi Arabia relented and agreed with other OPEC+ members to increase production.