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Global Macro Scoreboard and Asset Heatmap: August 28, 2018

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Venezuela's historic currency devaluation resonated across the global internet this week.

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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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Are UK Corporates Bearish on Brexit?

Signals suggest UK-based businesses may be preparing for the worst.

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Let's say you are a UK-based business, and Brexit is coming. You have your ear to the ground. You closely track the negotiations, trying to predict whether the divorce will be hard...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: February 25, 2018

Venezuela's release of a national cryptocurrency, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of meddling Russians, and rising acrimony between Iran and Saudi Arabia all grabbed a greater share of the internet's attention last week.

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Global Macro Scoreboard: February 18, 2018

Last week, the internet turned its attention toward Jacob Zuma's resignation, reports of rising U.S. healthcare costs, and the Iran-Saudi power struggle.

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The Unlikely Persistence of Lula and Pension Reform

Despite a corruption sentence, Brazil's leading presidential candidate says he's not done yet. And will this be the month long-anticipated pension reform passes Congress?

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Investors breathed a sigh of relief two weeks ago when an appeals court upheld a corruption conviction against Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, technically barring the former president f...

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Internet Bracing for Trade Investigation Results

Online audiences appear to be anticipating a development in the U.S. probe into alleged Chinese IP theft.

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Predata signals that measure online interest in trade protectionism rose after the Trump administration slapped an up to 30 percent tariff on solar panels and up to a 50 percent on...

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Global Macro Scoreboard: January 28

This week, international online audiences turned their attention to trade issues, the U.S. federal budget and debt, and Brazil's political landscape after an appeals court upheld a corruption ruling against presidential frontrunner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

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NAFTA Might Just Make it After All

A drop-off in the NAFTA Cancellation Risk Index bodes well for the deal's survival.

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Predata's NAFTA Cancellation Risk Index rose earlier in the week on reports that the Canadians were preparing for the eventuality that the United States would withdraw from the fre...

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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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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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