Global Economic Review: April 2021

COVID-19   Operation Warp Speed and the continued efforts under the new administration pushed another 12% of the US population to having received at least one dose to reach 45.3% with the UK at over 52%. Europe also moved higher from last month to reach 27%+ with one dose as…

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April 2021 Global Commodity Snapshot

OPEC Looked to Increase Production As Planned in May after producing an average of 25.3 million barrels a day (mbpd) last month, about 50,000 a day less than in March. Libya, which has managed to revive production since late last year following a truce in its internal conflict, suffered a…

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April 2021 Sector and Index Performance

During the month of April, the top 3 performing sectors were: softs (+14.58%), grains (+12.33%), and energies (+11.58%). The bottom 3 sectors were: livestock (-0.93%), interest rates (0.59%) and currencies (1.58%). Overall, all markets were green across the board. The Federal Reserve (FOMC) met on April 27th-28th to discuss monetary…

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Global Economic Review: March 2021

COVID-19   Operation Warp Speed and the continued efforts under the new administration allowed the US to break the 3 million doses per day in late March and even 4 million doses administered on two days in early April. 33% of the US population received at least one dose with…

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