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Macro Briefing: 6 February 2019

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Trump’s State of the Union speech was wide-ranging: PoliticoIn speech to Congress, Trump vows to build border wall: ReutersTrump will meet N. Korea’s Kim later this month in Vietnam: ABCGerman factory orders fell again in Dec, fanning recession fear: BloombergIt’s a bull market for purchases of gold by central banks: NY TimesUS ISM Non-Mfg Index: softer but still moderate growth prevailed in Jan: BB“Solid output expansion” in Jan for US private sector via Composite PMI: IHS MarkitEurozone PMI: growth weakened for 5th straight month in Jan: IHS MarkitPMI survey: Global growth continued to slow January: IHS Markit

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Trump’s State of the Union speech was wide-ranging: Politico
In speech to Congress, Trump vows to build border wall: Reuters
Trump will meet N. Korea’s Kim later this month in Vietnam: ABC
German factory orders fell again in Dec, fanning recession fear: Bloomberg
It’s a bull market for purchases of gold by central banks: NY Times
US ISM Non-Mfg Index: softer but still moderate growth prevailed in Jan: BB
“Solid output expansion” in Jan for US private sector via Composite PMI: IHS Markit
Eurozone PMI: growth weakened for 5th straight month in Jan: IHS Markit
PMI survey: Global growth continued to slow January: IHS Markit

Macro Briefing: 6 February 2019

James Picerno
James Picerno is a financial journalist who has been writing about finance and investment theory for more than twenty years. He writes for trade magazines read by financial professionals and financial advisers. Over the years, he’s written for the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg Markets, Mutual Funds, Modern Maturity, Investment Advisor, Reuters, and his popular finance blog, The CapitalSpectator.

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