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Econoday Unplugged is an unscripted conversation between key members of our economics team. They exchange ideas on factors influencing global financial markets today and hone in on important upcoming economic events that will impact financial markets tomorrow.

Econoday Unplugged is an unscripted conversation between key members of our economics team. They exchange ideas on factors influencing global financial markets today and hone in on important upcoming economic events that will impact financial markets tomorrow.
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Econoday Unplugged is an unscripted conversation between key members of our economics team. They exchange ideas on factors influencing global financial markets today and hone in on important upcoming economic events that will impact financial markets tomorrow.

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@econoday

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English

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Episodes

UP 114: US Consumers, Chinese Output, UK Rates

5/15/2018
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Consumer spending in the US got off to a decent second-quarter start as did the Chinese industrial sector, in contrast to the UK where weaker growth is raising questions over Bank of England policy.

Duration:00:11:53

UP 113: Slowing or Rising?: Inflation in Europe and the US

5/8/2018
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Low growth and low inflation raise new doubts over the end of quantitative easing in Europe and rate hikes in the UK, while in the U.S. the focus is shifting to the risk of higher inflation. We also update the latest on Chinese economic data and trade talks.

Duration:00:13:44

UP 112: Shifts in the Global Outlook

5/1/2018
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Slowing growth is the theme in Europe but less so in the U.S. where inflation is making a sudden appearance. For Japan, however, steady is the theme.

Duration:00:12:19

UP 111: First-quarter GDP Data Set To Unroll

4/25/2018
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GDP forecasts for first-quarter growth in the Eurozone and U.S. are subdued while in Japan, the struggle to boost inflation continues.

Duration:00:12:41

UP 110: Europe Slowing, China on Track, US Uncertain

4/17/2018
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Data out of Europe have been disappointing with China steady and very predictable. In the U.S., tariff effects are beginning to appear.

Duration:00:12:43

UP 109: Factory Updates for the US and Europe are Mixed

4/10/2018
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Hints of capacity stress and price pressures are appearing in US factory data but only hints, while factory production may actually be holding back growth in Europe.

Duration:00:16:22

UP 108: Signs of slowing in Europe, signs of strength in US

4/3/2018
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German retail sales have fallen for three straight months while indications on Europe factory sector are slowing visibly, a contrast to the U.S. where vehicle sales may be rebounding and factory indications are on the rise and pointing to capacity stress. Also discussed is the latest out of Australia where faster growth is the risk.

Duration:00:13:10

UP 107: Central Banks Expanding Mandates, Seeking Flexibility

3/27/2018
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The Reserve Bank of New Zealand, in addition to targeting inflation, is adding the goal of maximizing employment and is the latest central bank to add new mandates to increase flexibility.

Duration:00:14:49

UP 106: Central Bank Updates: From China to Europe to the US

3/20/2018
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A new chief is the focus for China's central bank while inflation is the question for both the European Central Bank and the Bank of England. And it is definitely inflation, its risk or its absence, that the results of tomorrow's FOMC will turn on.

Duration:00:13:26

UP 105: European Growth, US Inflation

3/13/2018
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Growth lopsided to exports may be pointing to the risk of imbalances for Europe while inflation, or the lack of it in February at least, is the focus in the U.S.

Duration:00:14:07

UP 104: ECB and BoJ prospects

3/6/2018
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With the Italian election results along with agreement on a German government the focus is now on the ECB announcement. In Japan, leadership and when the BoJ might begin to consider unwinding its ultra-loose policy have the attention of bank watchers.

Duration:00:11:52

UP 103: Powell Stresses Strength, Elections in Europe, Weakness in Asia

2/28/2018
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Jerome Powell's debut has increased the odds for four rate hikes this year, while weekend elections and disappointing data pose new questions for Europe and Asia.

Duration:00:12:03

UP 102: Inflation worries on both side of the pond

2/20/2018
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The Fed might be worried about strengthening inflation while the ECB and Bank of Japan worry about too little.

Duration:00:10:35

UP 101: Inflation: Dead or Alive

2/13/2018
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Is U.S. inflation set to rise? And why is inflation in the UK running so strong? Our panelists offer their cross-Atlantic assessments of inflation and the outlook.

Duration:00:14:42

UP 100: Now and Then: Does Two Years Make a Difference?

2/6/2018
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Celebrating our 100th weekly installment, panel members compare the global economy two years ago with where it is now.

Duration:00:16:13

UP 99: Growth Improving But Inflation Still Subdued

1/30/2018
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GDP data and PMI surveys are showing building strength out of Europe while strength in U.S. GDP is deceptive but very significant. Yet inflation is still subdued though whether it begins to increase in line with economic growth, and whether central banks become increasingly less accommodative, are the questions for the 2018 global economy.

Duration:00:14:32

UP 98: Central Bank Policies and Fourth-Quarter GDPs

1/23/2018
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The Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank are making news this week as will upcoming fourth-quarter GDP reports from the U.K., the Eurozone and also the U.S. where a solid consumer-driven quarter is the forecast.

Duration:00:17:29

UP 97: Global 2018 Economic Outlook On The Rise

1/16/2018
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Signs of economic strength are coming from the U.S. consumer, the Canadian labor market, and are expressed in Europe by gains in the euro. And all of this strength is hinting perhaps at less accommodation this year from global central banks.

Duration:00:11:14

UP 96: Japan and Europe Heating Up; US Inflation Flat

1/9/2018
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Japanese economic growth is on its best run in 29 years while the economy in Europe ended last year on an impressive note. Yet price pressures are still elusive as they are in the U.S. where inflation updates are the week's feature.

Duration:00:12:31

UP 95: European and U.S. Growth Solid and Accelerating

1/3/2018
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Eurozone data are increasingly positive with fourth-quarter GDP tracking at a 2.5 percent pace while 3.0 percent GDP is a safe call right now for the U.S. where manufacturing, housing, and possibly even consumer spending all show strength.

Duration:00:10:36

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