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Global Macro Scoreboard: Venezuela, North Korea, Italy

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With online audiences returning from the winter holidays last week, interest in several global macro issues increased, notably the Venezuelan Crisis, North Korea, Italian Financial Risk, Oil Markets, and NAFTA.

1. Online attention to crisis-stricken Venezuela rose this week, as government and opposition leaders met in the Dominican Republic. The talks failed to produce an agreement, but n...

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Hot Signals: Malaysian Political Showdown Begins

This week's geopolitical insight

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MALAYSIA | Prime Minister Najib Razak has proved a resilient leader. By cracking down on dissent and strengthening affirmative action for the Muslim Malay majority that constitutes...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Venezuela, North Korea, Italy

With online audiences returning from the winter holidays last week, interest in several global macro issues increased, notably the Venezuelan Crisis, North Korea, Italian Financial Risk, Oil Markets, and NAFTA.

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1. Online attention to crisis-stricken Venezuela rose this week, as government and opposition leaders met in the Dominican Republic. The talks failed to produce an agreement, but n...

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Hot Signals: Pakistan

This week's geopolitical insight

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PAKISTAN | President Trump last week threw a lit match onto the fraught U.S.-Pakistan relationship with a tweet calling for a suspension of all U.S. aid to the South Asian country....

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Global Macro Scoreboard: North Korea, ECB, & Iran Nuclear Deal

The continued North Korean Crisis and European Central Bank topics dominated conversation over the past week, while the Iran Nuclear Deal is generating more attention.

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Though President Trump's tweet about nuclear button size turned the world's attention toward the North Korea Crisis last week, our signals revealed the possibility of increased Sou...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Venezuela, U.S., and China Trade

With Nicolás Maduro expected to tighten his grip on Venezuela during today's municipal elections, public interest in a series of killings by state security forces shot upward, while global audiences are tuning back into the U.S. health care debate, and Chinese show concern over U.S.-China trade. Plus Brexit and Democratic Republic of Congo show online interest.

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1. Global netizens are paying attention to Venezuela, as the crisis-stricken country holds municipal elections today. With the opposition in disarray, ruling Socialist Party candid...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Germany, China, France

Online attention to both German Elections and EU Reform rose, U.S.-China trade concerns resurfaced, Macron's online interest benefits as faith in other Western heads of state falters.

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1. German Elections topped the Global Macro Scoreboard this week after coalition talks between Angela Merkel's CDU, the liberal FDP, and the Greens failed. Increased attention to E...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: North Korea, Venezuela, Greece

This week, the internet turned its attention to China's diplomatic move in North Korea, a default in Venezuela, a debt swap in Greece, and rising tensions in the Saudi-Iran regional cold war.

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1. This week, online interest in the North Korea Crisis surged. On Wednesday China sent a high-level official to Pyongyang for the first time in two years. Subsequently, our index ...

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Weekly Asset Heatmap: Australia

Predata's signals suggest a big move in the Aussie FX and Australian 10-yr yields in the coming weeks.

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Salient threads in the digital debate over Australian monetary policy that are driving these signals include:The Reserve Bank of Australia sounded rather dovish in its recent rate ...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Iran-Saudi Rivalry, Bitcoin, Oil Markets

Global online audiences were drawn to the Iran-Saudi Rivalry, as the Kingdom targets Hezbollah; Bitcoin, which had a roller-coaster week; Oil Markets, affected by uncertainty in Saudi Arabia and Venezuela; the Qatar Blockade, as another Tehran-Riyadh flashpoint; and the North Korea Crisis, which has devolved to name-calling.

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1.) The Iran-Saudi Rivalry accounted for the greatest share of increased online attention this week. After apparently coercing the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Harir...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: Russia Election Meddling

Ahead of the first indictment in the Special Counsel's Russia Election Meddling investigation, Predata's signals correctly pointed to Paul Manafort as the target ahead of the reveal.

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The Russia Investigation: Mueller's First MoveThis week, the issue of Russian Election Meddling registered the greatest positive leap in online attention. The upswing was driven by...

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