We just completed one of the most economically significant weeks of the year. The biggest takeaway? The U.S. economy isn’t in lockstep with the rest of the world.
A wave of economic data showed strong economic growth domestically. But this news was met with headwinds from European central bankers, trade tensions with major partners and, of course, mixed reactions to President Trump’s historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Domestic economy heating up
On the home front, a barrage of economic data told the same story: The U.S.