Weekly Economic Commentary

WEEK OF MAY 24, 2024

The good news is bad news narrative roiled the financial markets this week. It’s no secret that traders are looking for signs that the economy is cooling off, taking the heat off inflation and providing the Fed with the necessary incentive to start cutting interest rates. While the ingredients for this scenario fell into place…
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Previous Weeks

WEEK OF MAY 3, 2024

April’s employment report is about as good as it gets. Moderating job growth, looser labor market conditions and slower wage gains, just what the Fed doctor ordered to tame inflation…
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WEEK OF APRIL 19, 2024

The notable baseball philosopher, Yogi Berra, purportedly said that’s making predictions is hard “especially about the future”. Federal Reserve officials, as well as investors, are learning that lesson the hard…
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WEEK OF APRIL 5, 2024

They did it again. In what’s become a distressingly common occurrence, the Labor Departmentrevealed another upside surprise on the jobs front, revealing that the economy created an eyeopening 303 thousand…
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