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The Khashoggi Fallout

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Digital scrutiny of Saudi economy and reform agenda remains high after killing of dissident journalist.

For nearly three weeks, the killing of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi has dominated the news cycle and produced a powerful and persistent international backlash. Predat...

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Chinese Lending Anxiety Rises

Bad loan growth, pressure on deleveraging drives exceptional spike in attention to Chinese banks.

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This week, Predata's signal that reflects Chinese concern over financial risk hit its highest level in years. It is hard to say for certain what drove the signal spike, but two dev...

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These Sanctions Bite

Web traffic shows latest U.S. sanctions are hitting home in Russia, driving concerns about economic crisis.

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On April 6, the United States announced new sanctions against Russian oligarchs and businesses. The measures have wrought economic havoc in Russia. The ruble fell 5 percent against...

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Who Will Be Deputy Fed Chair?

The internet seems to think San Francisco Fed President John C. Williams is the frontrunner.

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According to our signals, online audiences consider San Francisco Fed President John C. Williams to be the frontrunner, followed by former PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian. Views of a we...

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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: U.S. Fed, Taxes, & Healthcare

The U.S. Federal Reserve, Tax Reform, and Healthcare topics dominated conversation over the past week, while Bitcoin and Brazilian Politics continue to generate attention.

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Weekly Asset Heatmap: Federal Reserve

Online audiences are focusing their attention on Jerome Powell and John Taylor. But regardless of who Trump chooses to chair the Fed, our predictive signals point to increased volatility in the DXY and U.S. 10-yr yields.

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Predata's signals measuring online interest in the main Fed chair candidates comports with market expectations....

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Weekly Asset Heatmap: Sweden

Our signals suggest concerns over a slowing housing market could trigger big moves in the krona and Swedish 10-yr yields.

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Our Riksbank signals suggest big moves in the krona and Swedish 10-yr yields may occur in the next 30 days....

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