September was not a good month for Abenomics. That meant it was not a good month for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe either. The bump in the polls that Abe received following his Cabinet reshuffle a month ago has already begun to fade. Consider these shocks to the credibility of Abenomics.
FMI’s analysis of recent US dollar movements and today’s September Import and Export Prices.
FMI’s review of the latest Weekly Initial UI Claims data and this week’s August Job Openings & Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) results.
FMI’s commentary on the dueling Labor Market Conditions Indices released this week by the Federal Reserve and the Kansas City Fed.
FMI’s commentary on the various measures of unemployment for September.
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FMI’s analyses of this morning’s September Employment report, August International Trade data, and September Non-Manufacturing Index survey.