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Record: UK Inflation at Zero.

It was the first time in the history of tracking inflation (since 1989), but the UK inflation rate hit zero. When we strip out the volatile food and fuel prices…

China’s Markit Flash Manufacturing PMI in Contraction.

It went without a lot of fanfare, but Markit released China’s Flash PMI and it showed that the country’s manufacturing sector slipped back into contraction in March. The Flash PMI…

China Q1 Growth Just 6.85%. $

There are reports being released from China suggesting that it probably only got 6.85% growth in Q1. That’s lower than the 7.3% rate of growth that the country experienced in…

BoE Thinks Rates Might Go Down 

Add another major central bank that is set to go the opposite direction from the Fed. The Bank of England is starting to consider lowering rates after having been convinced…

Adding Pressure on Greece 

The Europeans are running out of patience with the Greeks and there is no longer much willingness to look the other way as the Greeks try every trick in the…

$20 billion Dollar Impact. $

RTTNews ran an article today reporting on the impact in Q4 of last year of a strong US dollar. A study conducted by FiREapps showed that the global impact to…

German ZEW Sentiment Index Rises in March.

Well, there is some good news continuing to come out of Germany. The ZEW Economic Sentiment Index rose in March to 54.8, up from 53.0 in February. This was not…

IMF Says Fed Action Could Spur “Stability Risks”. $

IMF Says Fed Action Could Spur “Stability Risks”.    $

In comments released in an interview today, Christine Lagarde (head of the International Monetary Fund) warned that if the US Federal Reserve is not clearly communicating its plans and if…

The Chinese Contradiction $

China may have seen the last of those double digit growth years and on the surface it would appear the country’s leadership is aware of the transition and is prepared…

War on Turkish Central Bank May be Easing

President Reccip Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey has become increasingly autocratic and aggressive and has managed to pick fights with just about every element of the Turkish political structure and for…

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