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Graveyard of geopolitical risks

Halloween will bring together many global events that may haunt the U.S. economy.
Published October 16 2019
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Infographic published October 16, 2019. Title: Graveyard of geopolitical risks Halloween will bring together many global events that may spook the United States economy. Brexit. The deadline for Britain to secure a deal to leave the European Union is October 31. Japan Consumption Tax. On October 1, Japan decided to raise its consumption tax from 8 percent to 10 percent. The decision could result in diminished global economic growth and less demand for international trade. Draghi’s European Central Bank transition. October 31 is Mario Draghi’s last day as president of the European Central Bank. Christine Lagarde takes charge on November 1. Federal Reserve policy uncertainty. A rate cut is possible at the October Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Trade & tariff war with China. Meetings are scheduled between Presidents Trump and Xi in October and November. Information sources for the infographic included: Federated Investors, 2019.