The Economic Data calendar for the week of the 8th of August through the 12th of August is full of critical releases and events. Here is a snapshot of some of the headline numbers that we will be focused on.
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Takeaway: A closer look at global macro market developments.
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"... Global demand and domestic output growth are down. And employment growth in excess of output growth – which remains the case currently- is paid for via lower corporate profitability.
Absent improved productivity, “strong” employment trends = further margin compression = continued profitability pressure against a backdrop of forward earnings growth estimates in the mid-teens. We continue to think those expectations need to be marked lower."
Takeaway: BoE cut rates by to 0.25%, increased its QE target to £60 billion, which included £10 billion corporate bond purchases. ↓ GBP, ↓ 10yr Gilt
Carney did his best to devalue the purchasing power of The People yesterday (a little “market security” in exchange for what was a great driver for the UK consumer economy in 2015, #StrongPound). He got the GBP/USD down to $1.31 while blasting the 10yr Gilt Yield down to 0.63% where it’s holding this morning, down -14bps month-over-month.
Editor's Note: The snippet above is from a note Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough wrote for subscribers this morning. Click here to learn more.
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