The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for major markets in the months ahead.
The FOMC will make some close calls and tough decisions.
The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for U.S. growth, employment, interest rates and inflation.
Measuring, anticipating and controlling the cost of healthcare are all difficult.
The Fed's asset portfolio is on an uncharted course.
Holding expectations low will help the battle against high prices.
Workers are finding a fresh enthusiasm for organizing.
Geopolitics is driving new interest in industrial policy.
The nation's complex and contentious fiscal processes are deemed a credit risk.
The outlook for the British economy is sub-par.
China's re-opening surge did not last.
Japan may uniquely benefit from a wage-price spiral.
Income-driven repayment will ease the burden of resuming student loan payments.
There is renewed anxiety among central bankers in the face of sticky inflation.
Economies are struggling to shake off effects of COVID.
We review the key themes of the first half of a busy year.
The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for U.S. growth, employment, interest rates, and inflation.
In many respects, COVID-19 was not a temporary disruption.
Transit has not made a complete recovery from the pandemic.
Both domestic and external forces may limit China's growth prospects.
The Fed's tools for managing interest rates are adding to deposit competition.
The Fed is likely to lay the groundwork for a pause, and push back against an early pivot.
How will tighter lending standards become evident in the economy?
Financial volatility continues to moderate amid settling in the banking sector. Economic data in much of the world has remained positive. But a slowdown is in store. Businesses and households will have a harder time borrowing as credit conditions tighten further. Financial risks have risen.
Technology enhancements have increased the speed of panic.
The case for a central bank digital currency has many shortcomings.
If I did not have bad luck, I would have no luck at all.
The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for growth, inflation, employment, and interest rates.
The full story of SVB is still unfolding, but we offer some initial reactions.
Elevated job openings may not give an accurate view of labor market conditions.
If marked to market, assets purchased during quantitative easing are in the red.
Artificial intelligence will reshape how a lot of work gets done.
The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for key markets in the month ahead.
The auto industry is navigating through shifting conditions in trade, policy, and preferences.
Time out of school is still weighing on student performance.
Markets are no longer shocked by central bank tightening.
Inflation is a mixed picture, with services staying hot.
A fiscal disruption could do great damage to the U.S. economy.
Many older workers who left the workforce during the pandemic may not return to the labor market.
The economics teams looks back at the most significant stories we covered during 2022.