Unemployment

Welcome To The Hell Hole That Is Brussels

"If you penetrate the thick cloud of professional indignation to scrutinize the reality of the 'capital of Europe', what you see in many respects is actually a hell hole, one where socialism, Islamism, riots and looting are the new normal."

 

These Are The 30 Biggest Risks Facing Markets In 2018

According to Deutsche Bank, there are no less than 30 risks investors should beware in the coming year, ranging from a market correction to a reversal of Brexit to Irish presidential elections, to a "Bitcoin crash," rising inflation, danger from North Korea, the results from Robert Mueller's probe, and many more...

Bank of America: "We've Seen This Movie Before: It Ends With A Recession"

"We've seen this movie before and it typically ends with a flat or inverted yield curve. Based on history (and gravity), we think the most likely path forward is that the 2y10y spread reaches zero or inverts sometime over the next year or so and that recession of some kind follows in 2020 or 2021."

November Payrolls Jump 228K, Beat Expectations But Wage Growth Disappoints

In a continuation of the recent theme shown by the labor market, the BLS reported that November payrolls rose by a seasonally adjusted 228K, beating expectations of 200K, however as has been the case recently, there was the usual disappointment in wage growth, which rose less than expected, while previous data was revised lower.