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The United States: US manufacturing employment has been hit the hardest in comparison to major manufacturing hubs. Would a weaker dollar and a more favorable tax structure help reverse this trend?

Source: Danske Bank Markets, @joshdigga

By the way, Germany and Japan are quite focused on automation and yet outpace the US in manufacturing jobs.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga

The United Kingdom: Which sectors will get hit the hardest by Brexit? It should be noted that the EU is still the UK’s largest trading partner. Here is an updated industry breakdown.

Source: BMI Research

The Eurozone: Goldman forecasts a 1.9% growth in the Eurozone CPI in February, with energy being the largest contributor.

Source: Goldman Sachs, @joshdigga

Equity Markets: By some measures, the stock market volatility is at a record low. Here is the number of consecutive days without a 1% intraday move.

Source: @charliebilello

Energy Markets: Global Oil & Gas M&A activity spikes.

Source: @Dealogic

Food for Thought: Where do Americans spend their money?

Source: @josephncohen‏, @WSJGraphics; Read full article

Edited by Joseph N Cohen
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