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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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United States

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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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(925) 299-5350


Episodes

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


UP 94: 2017 Global Economic Roundup

12/19/2017
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It was a good year for the economies around the world as growth in Europe and the U.S. improved while China and Japan held steady.

Duration: 00:12:10


UP 93: Fed to Raise Rates, European Banks to Hold Pat

12/12/2017
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Capacity constraints and overheating are the risks facing the Fed, factors that are not at play in Europe where stable policy is the call.

Duration: 00:13:52


UP 92: New Troubles for Brexit, Major Tax Cut for US

12/5/2017
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Major sticking points over Irish borders pose new threats to Brexit, while a major tax cut for the U.S. means new stimulus at a time of full employment.

Duration: 00:14:22


UP 91: Key Data Pending in Europe and Japan; Confidence Leads U.S.

11/28/2017
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Eurozone updates are due this week for inflation and economic sentiment while the focus in Japan is consumer spending. In the U.S., advance data hint at slower fourth-quarter growth though home sales are up and consumer confidence keeps making new highs.

Duration: 00:13:55


UP 90: In Europe, Politics is the Question; In the US, It's the Fed and Stock Market

11/21/2017
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A rudderless government in Germany isn't a plus for the euro, while empty seats at the Fed and a raging stock market raise questions for the U.S.

Duration: 00:14:23


UP 89: Growth Improving But Inflation Still Weak, Perhaps

11/14/2017
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Eurozone growth is on a broad upswing though wage-push inflation remains subdued, roughly in line with the U.S. though the latest inflation numbers out of Washington do hint at an upswing.

Duration: 00:14:49


UP 88: Central bank personnel and policy changes

11/7/2017
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The changing membership of the Fed’s leadership and the policy outlooks for the Bank of England and Reserve Bank of Australia headline the discussion.

Duration: 00:10:50


UP 87: Four Banks, Two Paths

10/31/2017
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The Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank are stimulating their economies more so than the Bank of England or the Federal Reserve. Our panel discusses growth, employment, inflation and other factors at play.

Duration: 00:13:00


UP 86: Policy Possibilities for the ECB, Strong data for the U.S.

10/25/2017
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The European Central Bank on Thursday may once again taper their quantitative easing program though the risk of a stronger euro could limit their move. In the U.S., economic data have been building steam as have tax cuts and the naming of a new Fed chair.

Duration: 00:11:47


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

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