I am going to start putting the weekday newsletter into sections to create a flow between news items. I have six sections in todays's newsletter: markets, macro, micro, the US, the UK, and China. So there's a lot of news flow, most of it negative unfortunately. The key piece in the mix of all of this is the 4.2% update to the GDPNow tracker. That tells you that, despite the negative news flow, the fundamentals in the US are still on track.
My view: This downdraft will eventually pass as ...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.