Econoday Unplugged

Econoday’s economists look at the week’s important economic events.

A roundtable with Econoday’s top economic experts, Anne D. Picker, Jeremy Hawkins and Mark Pender, cover key events in Asia, Europe and the U.S. with special mention of what to look for in the coming week.

July 16, 2019
Central Bank Policy at the Rate-Cut Crossroads

The Federal Reserve has seemingly committed itself to a month-end rate cut at the same time, it turns out, that US economic data are pivoting higher. The European Central Bank may also be rushing down the rate-cut path while for the Bank of England neutral is the theme as a jump in wage pressures is offset by Brexit uncertainties.