Macroeconomics

Does Anyone Remember the Carry Trade?

This week’s Wrap-Up looks at carry portfolios and carry trades and why commentators may be avoiding the topic.

Macroeconomics

Jobs Are Good

This week we look at why stocks sometimes react positively to strong employment numbers, while other times they don't. We promise it will be more exciting than the Super Bowl half-time show was.

Macroeconomics

Reverting Below the Mean

After two good years, the economy in Europe faced some setbacks in 2018. This week we look at some of the explanations for this, which include low water levels in rivers and well-dressed French protesters.

Macroeconomics

Australia Avoids the Breaking Point

Australia has broken some of the “laws” of economics by avoiding recession for thirty years. Now the economy faces some challenges. Find out what they are and what it may mean for the future.