All posts by Julian Jacobs

Is the US already in a recession?

Is the US already in a recession?

Key indicators tell a mixed story, but warning signs are here ...
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Cracking down on the gamification of finance

Cracking down on the gamification of finance

Companies like Robinhood under pressure to curtail conflicts of interest ...
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What are central bank reserves for?

What are central bank reserves for?

Interplay between forward guidance and crisis aid presents a conundrum ...
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Fed presidents cautiously optimistic for a soft landing

Fed presidents cautiously optimistic for a soft landing

Strong cases for both predictions as fears of recession permeate ...
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Inflation blame game

Inflation blame game

Amid rate hikes, the US is engaged in a toxic politics of inflation ...
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Corporate US making consumers pay for inflation

Corporate US making consumers pay for inflation

Declarations of corporate responsibility ring hollow ...
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Regulators racing to keep up with digital IDs

Regulators racing to keep up with digital IDs

Experts are optimistic about the future of digital identification ...
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Biden administration right to limit stock buybacks

Biden administration right to limit stock buybacks

Broad coalition call for end to practice ...
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Shift towards isolationism poor solution to effects of war

Shift towards isolationism poor solution to effects of war

Growing fear among economists that globalisation is weakening ...
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Inverted yield curve does not prove US recession imminent

Inverted yield curve does not prove US recession imminent

Other indicators tell a different story ...
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Why the labour market won’t fuel US inflation

Why the labour market won’t fuel US inflation

Five factors supressing worker wages ...
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US employment polarisation tempers worker power and inflation

US employment polarisation tempers worker power and inflation

Middle-wage occupations have stagnated in a tight labour market ...
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