Trump Trade Unravels

We wrote about the possible scenarios of the Trump administration back in January. Now we will look at how they played out.

Back when the markets responded enthusiastically about the new alignment in the White House and Congress, there was an underlying optimism that Trump would behave differently as president than a candidate on the trail… … More Trump Trade Unravels

A Survey of Macro Landscape in 2017

Long before the election upset of 2016, economists in the U.S. were lamenting the decreasing effectiveness of monetary stimulus and clamoring for the fiscal kind. No longer. With an acquiescent Republican Congress, the Trump administration can, realistically, effect some sweeping changes that represent fundamental shifts in the fiscal, monetary, trade, and tax regimes. … More A Survey of Macro Landscape in 2017