Steve Keen takes me through where economics has got it all wrong!
Pound hit hard by the return of hard Brexit fears. NAB’s Rodrigo Catril on whether you can do a trade deal in a year.
Could it be that the ‘tremendous’ trade deal promoted by President Trump isn’t as great as he makes it sound? NAB’s Tapas Strickland on why the markets remain cautious.
Will a trade deal be struck before the weekend? Will Boris Johnson win enough seats to push on with Brexit? NAB’s Gavin Friend talks through a day with two significant deadlines. Whatever happens, expect the markets to move.
Fed on hold – On today’s podcast NAB’s Rodrigo Catril with the take-outs from their latest rate decision. The same expected from the ECB. And the Brits go to the polls.
GDP in Q1 1.5% down on Q4. Hardly surprising given the lockdown. The economy is still 8.7% smaller than just before the pandemic, whereas US GDP is close to where it was, thanks to massive government spending.