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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 85: UK Rate Hike Perhaps Pending; US Economic Mixed

10/17/2017
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Inflation in the UK is alive and the first rate hike there in a decade is perhaps on its way. Inflation in the U.S. may or may not be warming up against what are mixed indications on fundamental economic strength. We also update the latest out of China and Japan.

Duration: 00:14:45


UP 84: Politics in Europe and Japan, Economics in the U.S.

10/10/2017
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The euro doesn't look to get any support from possible Catalan independence nor the pound from the 5th round of Brexit talks, and tumult is the description for Japanese elections where a new liberal party is threatening conservative dominance. In the U.S., it's all about wages and the risk of an inflationary flashpoint following unexpected strength in average hourly earnings.

Duration: 00:14:08


UP 83: Europe Solid But Catalonia Blurs Outlook; Hurricanes Scramble US Data

10/3/2017
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European economic data, outside of inflation, are showing broad based strrength though unrest in Catalonia raises questions over the Spanish economy and the European outlook. In the U.S., the impacts of Hurricane Harvey and Irma are beginning their landlfalls on economic indicators including the Friday's employment report.

Duration: 00:14:50


UP 82: A Week of Elections and Hurricanes

9/26/2017
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Elections in Germany and also New Zealand have scrambled political and economic outlooks while hurricane effects are beginning to swamp U.S. data.

Duration: 00:14:24


UP 81: A Week of Elections and Balance Sheets

9/19/2017
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Elections in Germany may have implications on deeper European integration while elections in New Zealand could change the power structure of the nation's central bank. In the U.S., balance-sheet unwinding is likely to begin with its possible impact not all together certain.

Duration: 00:14:47


UP 80: European Central Banks, US Hurricanes

9/12/2017
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Central banks in Europe are keeping policy actions on hold as may the Federal Reserve given the still unfolding effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Duration: 00:14:04


UP 79: Central Banks Seeing Little Urgency To Tighten

9/5/2017
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Whether in Europe or North America, central banks may be leaning toward caution given stubbornly low inflation and wage growth.

Duration: 00:11:51


UP 78: Global Economy Solid, Houston in Focus

8/29/2017
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Updates on how the economies of Europe, Asia, and the U.S. are performing and discussion of Hurricane Harvey and the oil market.

Duration: 00:13:50


UP 77: Japan, US Lead Upturn in Economic Strength

8/15/2017
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Economic momentum is suddenly building especially in Japan and the United States, both getting a boost from the domestic consumer.

Duration: 00:13:43


UP 76: Global Updates led by the Bank of England

8/8/2017
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UK inflation, US jobs, and the latest data from Asia headline this week's discussion.

Duration: 00:14:27


UP 75: What's Up with the Euro?

8/1/2017
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The euro has been rising very sharply in recent weeks with the dollar moving lower. Our panel looks at reasons why including divergence in economic strength.

Duration: 00:13:50


UP 74: US and UK Updates for Busy Week

7/25/2017
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GDP data are slated for the US and the UK in what will be key updates on the state of global momentum. And in the US, Wednesday's FOMC statement is also in focus.

Duration: 00:11:50


UP 73: Global Updates: Central Banks, US Housing

7/18/2017
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Hints of unwinding from the European Central Bank may in store while ETF purchases are a question for the Bank of Japan. In the U.S., a moderately strong housing sector is the focus.

Duration: 00:12:47


UP 72: Fed Policy Tools in Focus

7/11/2017
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Would fixed policy tools improve monetary policy or are they too restrictive and already obsolete?

Duration: 00:14:43


UP 71: Global Roundup On Inflation, Or Lack Of It

6/27/2017
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Lack of inflation and specifically lack of wage power appears to be persistent and global. The panel discusses possible reasons including worker defensiveness following the Great Recession.

Duration: 00:13:35


UP 70: UK and Eurozone Bulletin

6/20/2017
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Econoday's Jeremy Hawkins updates developments underway in Europe including the new government in the UK, the economic ties between France and Germany, and the latest status of Greece.

Duration: 00:13:14


UP 69: Rate Hike in the US, Confusion in the UK

6/13/2017
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A weak consumer and flat inflation won't be boosting the justification for a Fed rate hike while in Europe, a hung parliament won't be helping the UK's Brexit position.

Duration: 00:14:49


UP 68: Super Thursday for Europe, Stagnant Growth for U.S.

6/6/2017
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The UK election on Thursday may or may not keep the status quo in place while Thursday's ECB meeting may or may not offer hints on QE cutbacks. In the U.S., growth has yet to pick up yet a rate hike is the call for next week's FOMC.

Duration: 00:09:39


UP 67: Inflation Missing Piece

5/31/2017
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Slowing inflation in Europe and the U.S. are not supporting the outlook for less central bank accommodation.

Duration: 00:17:02


UP 66: Global Strength Picking Up But U.S. Still Flat

5/23/2017
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Economic data from Canada to Germany are on the upswing, in contrast to the U.S. where early second-quarter numbers are no better than mixed.

Duration: 00:12:12

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