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June 1, 2021

Mexico | Remittances surprise in April (+ 39.1%), world remittances contract 2.4% in 2020

In April 2021, 4,048 million USD entered Mexico in remittances, it is the second largest month exceeded only by March 2021. In 2020, the World Bank estimated that remittances worldwide could fall 19.9% in 2020, however, the latest estimates suggest that they only contracted 2.4%.

May 31, 2021

Europe | Tailwinds for the euro

The tables have recently turned for the common European currency as it once again moves toward appreciation. Following the period of weakness it experienced earlier this year, the euro has appreciated by over 3.5% so far this quarter, exceeding 1.22. This appreciation occurred earlier than expected.

May 28, 2021

U.S. | Unsupervised Learning for Industry Classification, State Eco. & MSA Sustainability

GMM and K-means allow us to produce classification systems to evaluate industry performance, analyze state economic resiliency, and assess MSA sustainability. Our industry classification system (ICS) helps identify common patterns and the impact of shocks for 1075 industries.
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May 28, 2021

US | Are asset prices misaligned from macro fundamentals, and if so, what does that imply?

The quick and strong increase in asset prices after the Covid-19 shutdown has raised concerns about potential bubbles. An inquiry into the historical alignment of equities, investment-grade corporate bonds, and home prices to broad macroeconomic metrics finds overvaluation in the equities asset class.
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May 28, 2021

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. May 28, 2021

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

May 27, 2021

U.S. | Small business openings in the Covid-19 recession

This brief compares increases in business formation statistics just after the start of the Covid-19 recession with underlying business conditions in order to describe the business landscape of the post-Covid economy
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May 24, 2021

U.S. | Interpreting April’s CPI: no reflation for now

The CPI index increased by 4.2 percent (year-over-year) for April, a record-high since 2008. The likelihood of persistently high inflation re-emerged as one of the driving forces in financial markets. We examine the sector-level price data to determine if such a concern is well supported.
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May 21, 2021

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. May 21, 2021

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.