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Will Trump’s fiscal stimulus lead to inflation?

March 27, 2017
Subject | Institutional | Macro views

Financial markets have reacted strongly to the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. While equities in the U.S. and elsewhere have risen strongly (reflecting expectations of stronger growth and therefore improved corporate earnings), bond prices have fallen (reflecting higher yields, in turn a result of higher inflation expectations). As debate continues around President Trump’s fiscal stimulus program, a key question has emerged: What role might his policies play in creating inflation?


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Will populist political movements stall the forces of globalization?

October 28, 2016
Subject | Macro views | Video

The slow recovery from the global financial crisis of 2008 has exacerbated the rise of populist movements around the globe. In the video below, Invesco’s Chief Economist, John Greenwood, discusses the root causes of this “upwelling of populist politics” – the rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the U.S. and similar movements in Europe – and what it means for globalization.