Global Macro In 1 Simple Chart

Tyler Durden's picture

The US and UK are the 'best' performing world economies based on PMIs. Despite slumping real incomes, surging gas prices, a dismal Q1, fading Q2 growth expectations, and the US being the worst relative performing macro-surprise index in the world this year, it is the cleanest clean shirt with the great expansion based on soft-survey data. France joins Korea at the bottom of the global pile of macro-economic performers with Russia, Brazil, Australia, and Greece also in contraction. Here is your 1-stop-shop guide to global macro - USA USA USA...



Source: JPMorgan

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Occident Mortal's picture

The change in the UK over the past 18 months is very obvious.

It does feel like the big recession has passed.

The economy is hardly booming though. It's somewhere between tepid and mild growth.

But people are out looking for ways to make money again rather than ways to cut costs.

Britains strength also makes Brits a lot more bullish on leaving the EU.

We want the same relationship Switzerland has.

NOTaREALmerican's picture

Greeeeeennnnn ssssshhhhhhooooooottttttttttttttssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss!!!

Son of Loki's picture

I'll move to South Korea any day! Clean streets, zero violent crime, clean air, fine food and good looking [slim] women....

What more does a man need?

NidStyles's picture

That is the exact opposite of what I experienced in South Korea when I was stationed there.

damicol's picture

During the Korean war I take it.

 I heard things moved on since then

Bemused Observer's picture

Yeah, but our neighbor to the North is Canada.

CHX's picture

Garbage in, garbage out. Next.

Youri Carma's picture


U.K. services PMI falls, but doesn't dent GDP view

Services PMI Business Optimism Tumbles As ISM Drops; Misses Most Since January

Factory Orders Drop Most Since Jan; Inventories Surge Most Since Oct 2011

Lord Koos's picture

I just don't get why the British pound is strong, and why their economy is (alledgedly) improving.  What do they make in England these days that the rest of the world needs?  Manufacturing?  Agriculture?  It's a ponzi same as the USA.

The source of the stats is J.P. Morgan, enough said.

Big Brother's picture

They have very robust quaternary and quinary economies.

They also provide protection for the world's oligarchs.



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damicol's picture

Its a joke right, ??


I mean  FFS europe , US UK 

Don't tell me,, that fucking half wit krigman is trying to pull another fast one or that fucking slack french slag legdegrade