10-Year Real Yields Across Regions

10-Year Real Yields Across Regions This chart highlights the recent sharp decline of 10-year real yields in the U.S., the U.K. and Germany. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Gold Reserves by Country

Gold Reserves by Country The United States has the largest gold reserve, followed by Germany. Image: IMF

The World’s Biggest Importers

The World’s Biggest Importers The U.S. is the largest importer in the world, followed by China and Germany. You may also like “The World’s Biggest Exporters.” Image: howmuch.net

The World’s Biggest Exporters

The World’s Biggest Exporters China is the largest exporter in the world, followed by the U.S. and Germany. You may also like “The World’s Biggest Importers.” Image: howmuch.net

10-Year Bund Yield and Manufacturing PMI

10-Year German Bund Yield and German Manufacturing PMI The 10-year German Bund yield could go positive again as recession fears dissipate. Image: Pictet Wealth Management

Gold Reserves Around the World

Gold Reserves Around the World The U.S. has the world’s largest gold reserves, followed by Germany, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and France. Image: howmuch.net Click the Image to Enlarge

Has the United States Ever Imported a Recession from a Single Foreign Country?

Has the United States Ever Imported a Recession from a Single Foreign Country? The biggest U.S. trade partners are: China, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Germany, South Korea, United Kingdom and France. So far, the US has never imported a recession from a single foreign country. A Chinese recession would be bad for the U.S. and the…

Why Do Eurozone Bond Investors Accept Zero Long-Term Interest Rates?

Why Do Eurozone Bond Investors Accept Zero Long-Term Interest Rates? Because they have a deflationary view of the euro area economy. Now, investors are losing so much money just by holding German bonds in real terms (adjusted for inflation). Today, the Germany 10-Year bond yield hits 0% again. Keep in mind that raising interest rates in…