Are stock markets are going into a global sell-off?
The beginning of the week turned out to be quite unpleasant for the stock indices, as the world Central Bank signals have accelerated the curtailment of softening programs. This caused the stock markets around the world to take flight.
Can the strong labor market stimulate the US inflation?
The US labor market expanded to 148,000 jobs in December, almost 40,000 below the average forecast. Unemployment remained at 4.1%, and the level of participation in the labor force was approximately 2/3 (62.7%).