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.

August 14, 2018
Weak data out of Europe and China, Weak Inflation in the U.S.

Despite strength in Germany, Eurozone manufacturing is in technical recession while key data out of China, both industrial production and retail sales, are lower than expected. Lower than expected is also the result for U.S. import and export prices as businesses absorb higher costs and as tariff-related effects on metals fade.