Wonderland Economy, Brexit Damage, Japan's Rough Start: Eco Day

(Bloomberg) -- Welcome to Wednesday, Americas. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help get your day started:

  • Welcome to the Alice in Wonderland world of the U.S. economy -- the government is borrowing bucketloads of money yet it isn’t pushing up interest rates or stoking inflation
    • Data suggests one unexpected reason for that weak price growth could be safer drivers
  • Brexit turmoil shows no sign of abating yet. Here’s a look at the damage already done to the U.K. economy and that’s even before tariffs enter the picture
  • In India, subdued inflation is proving to be a double-edged sword for the government weeks ahead of a crucial election
  • Japan’s economy appears off to a rough start to 2019, as a global slowdown and rising trade tensions threaten to sap momentum ahead of a hazardous sales-tax hike later in the year

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