Core inflation looks likely to accelerate further, putting pressure on the Federal Reserve to keep tightening policy.
In the first part of our series of articles assessing the outlook for next year, Keith Wade discusses whether the Goldilocks combination of strong growth and low inflation can continue in 2018.
Latest payroll data sees jobs market rebound and keeps the prospect of a further rate rise in December on the cards. But wages stay subdued.
At the latest Schroders Live event on 4 October, our panel looked at whether equities can sustain their stellar run in view of the coming reduction in central bank liquidity, geopolitical tensions, currency moves and stretched valuations.
In this month's TalkingEconomics, our economists discuss global liquidity, the outlook for UK interest rates and falling inflation in emerging markets.
Huw van Steenis discusses three of the big themes for investors at Schroders' recent Madrid event: coping with tech disruption, the end of QE and populism.