The U.S. dollar has been the world's dominant currency since World War II. In this chart, we provide a snapshot of its current global standing.
To determine if foreign currencies were a good inflation hedge, we looked at their performance relative to U.S. inflation over the last four decades.
Global equities had a high median real return—a return net of inflation—while energy equities were a poor hedge against inflation in recent years.
As economies face structural shifts, this infographic covers five trends that have the potential to alter financial markets amid a COVID-19 recovery.
Is inflation getting higher? In this infographic we explore how inflation rates have evolved over the last century, putting current numbers into context.
Treasury yields have climbed to pre-pandemic levels. Here's why they are important, and which investments may go up or down as yields rise.
Are short-term interest rates rising or falling around the world? In this infographic we show interest rates by country in 2021.
Are 2021 economic projections looking up? As we look back on a historic year, this graphic outlines key growth forecasts for the year ahead.
How long could U.S. interest rates hover near zero? This 200-year chart puts rates into context, as the Federal Reserve projects no change until 2023.
Which countries have the highest macroeconomic risk? This macroeconomic risk map shows how countries are positioned going forward in 2020.