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    Daiwa’s coverage of the US economy from our colleagues in New York


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  • US FOMC Review

    US FOMC Review

    6 January 2021 112 KB PDF
    • FOMC Minutes: some clarity on QE.
  • Euro Wrap-up

    Euro Wrap-up

    5 January 2021 337 KB PDF
    • While Germany’s government was set to announce a tightening and extension of pandemic containment measures, Bunds made losses as German retail sales and labour market data beat expectations.
    • Despite yesterday evening’s confirmation of tighter pandemic containment measures in England, Gilts also made losses as the UK government announced more policy support for affected businesses.
  • US Data Review

    US Data Review

    5 January 2021 152 KB PDF
    • ISM: the manufacturing sector stays on track, big time.


  • US Data Review

    US Data Review

    4 January 2021 155 KB PDF
    • Construction: strong residential activity; a sign of life among state & local governments.
  • Euro Wrap-up

    Euro Wrap-up

    4 January 2021 363 KB PDF
    • While the final euro area manufacturing PMIs signalled ongoing growth in the sector at the end of 2020, Bunds made gains in anticipation of a tightening and extension of Germany’s pandemic containment measures.
    • Sterling weakened and Gilts made modest gains at the longer end of the curve ahead of the expected announcement this evening of tighter pandemic restrictions across England.
  • US Data Review

    US Data Review

    30 December 2020 156 KB PDF
    • International trade in goods: respectable gain in exports; larger increase in imports.


  • US Data Review

    US Data Review

    23 December 2020 235 KB PDF
    • Personal income: constrained by transfers and farm subsidies.
    • Personal spending: consumers tapped out on goods; still limiting services.
    • Durable goods orders: still advancing; could be viewed as fully recovered.
    • New home sales: notable cooling, but still OK.
    • Unemployment claims: mixed results, but tilting on the favorable side.
  • US Data Review

    US Data Review

    22 December 2020 253 KB PDF
    • Existing home sales: modest decline from an elevated level.
    • Consumer confidence: depressed.
    • Revised GDP: modest upward adjustment.