Quickview: The US midterms have, as expected, seen the Democrats take the House with the Republicans holding the Senate. Our investment experts consider the implications for fiscal policy, trade, and the 2020 presidential election.
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.