Monthly Macro Chart Book

 

 

Macro Chart Book – November 2019

Rate of inflation continues to decrease, though futures markets anticipate rates to stay between 1.5-1.75%. President Trump surprised markets by mentioning that, “…it is better to wait until after the election…” for a U.S.-China Trade Deal. Initial private payroll increases came in below estimates, but the U.S. was the top performer among developed economies on the month. These and other economic topics are examined in November’s edition of Julex’s Monthly Macro Chart Book.

 

 

 

 

Macro Chart Book – September 2019

The unemployment rate hit a 50-year low, the Fed cut rates again, and manufacturing PMI was at its worst mark it 10 years. These and other economic topics are examined in September’s edition of Julex’s Monthly Macro Chart Book.

 

 

 

 

Macro Chart Book – August 2019

Escalations in the US-China Trade War contributed to a contraction in manufacturing activity for the first time in 3 years. Along with China, changing perception of a dovish/hawkish Fed seemed to drive the market. These and other economic topics are examined in August’s edition of Julex’s Monthly Macro Chart Book.

 

 

 

Macro Chart Book – July 2019

The Fed cut rates and signaled an end to Quantitative Tightening, President Trump announced a new round of tariffs on China, and the S&P 500 closed at over 3000 for the first time in history. These and other economic topics are examined in July’s edition of Julex’s Monthly Macro Chart Book.

 

 

 

Macro Chart Book – June 2019

Consumer confidence fell to the lowest level in two years, gold broke it’s resistence level of $1,400/oz, and the demand for bonds pushed yields on some government debt below zero. These and other economic topics are examined in June’s edition of Julex’s Monthly Macro Chart Book.

 

 

Macro Chart Book – May 2019

The inversion of the yield curve, significant decreases in oil prices, and progress on trade talk were three important events this month. These and other economic topics are examined in May’s edition of Julex’s Monthly Macro Chart Book.