Macro Economics


Beware as Debt Ceiling Meets Fiscal Ambitions

By Bluford Putnam and Erik Norland of the CME Group

Trump Administration Paints Bleak Picture for Small Farms

There are two main points we intend to drive home. The first is that the incoming administration is pro-petroleum and steel. The second is that accurate price forecasting, and hedging by U.S. farmers is more critical now than ever. President Trump campaigned on the slogan “Make America great again.” The dialogue since his win has focused on which version of… Read more →

Renzi’s Great Gamble

Renzi’s Great Gamble By Nick Andrews and Stefano Capacci August 24, 2016 Prime ministers come and go in Italy – four since the financial crisis – but precious little seems to change. The latest incumbent, Matteo Renzi, has pursued structural reform more energetically than his predecessors. But for all the progress he has made, he might as well have been… Read more →

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