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Economic Comment

The next US recession

The US yield curve is getting flatter, which means that long term rates are only slightly higher than short term rates. We expect the yield curve to invert in 2019, which means that long rates fall below short rates. This would signal a recession in 2020.

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Trumpgate

Progress on President Trump’s legislative agenda has been slow and an increasing amount of time and energy in the White House and on Capitol Hill is spent on ‘Trumpgate’. We consider three different political routes that could be taken in the US.

Economic Quarterly Report

Rente en valuta: de kater komt later (Dutch)

De recente ontwikkelingen rondom de positie van president Trump laten zien dat de euforie van de markt over Trumpflatie te voorbarig is geweest. Wel heeft de euro de laatste tijd weer wat van zijn glans teruggekregen. Verder zal de onzekerheid rondom de Brexit-onderhandelingen voorlopig aanhouden, waardoor een herstel in het pond sterling nog niet aan de orde is.