Unpicking the poor US jobs report

April’s NFP jobs report was bad. Very bad. One aspect that was mooted around the time of the release was that there were seasonal adjustment issues. However, it has been…

Why inflation risks could be deflationary

A recent article from Bloomberg indicated that inflationary pressures are starting to build. PPI metrics in the US and China are starting to show that producers are facing higher prices.…

BoE: All set to taper for June?

On the face of last week’s Bank of England rate decision, it was very uneventful. Rates stayed the same, and asset purchases stayed the same. Some investors had been hoping…

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