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Monday Market Update

Week of February 6, 2023 in Review The Fed hiked its benchmark Fed Funds Rate, while there’s more to January’s job data than the headlines suggest. Plus, find out what the latest news on home price appreciation really means, all ahead in these stories: Are More Fed Rate Hikes Ahead This Year? January Job Growth […]

Monday Market Update

Week of January 23, 2023 in Review Housing activity moved higher in December, inflation continues to cool, and more recession signals are flashing: Inflation Turning the Corner Pending Home Sales Rise for First Time in Six Months New Home Sales Ticked Higher in December Caveats to Positive Fourth Quarter GDP Initial Jobless Claims Decline for […]

Monday Market Update

Week of January 23, 2023 Recent housing data brought some better than expected news, while wholesale inflation cooled in December. The contraction in manufacturing continued this month. Here are the details: Sales of Existing Homes Higher Than Expectations Two Sides to Housing Starts Data Is the Uptick in Builder Confidence a Turning Point for Housing? […]

Market Update

Week of January 17, 2023   Consumer inflation continued to cool in December, but there were also more signs of an economic slowdown. Here are last week’s key headlines: Consumer Inflation Continues to Ease Inflation Remains Top Problem for Many Small Businesses  Seasonal Factors Likely Impacted Latest Jobless Claims  Services Sector Shows Signs of Slowdown […]

Monday Market Update

Week of January 2, 2023 in Review The new year kicked off with crucial labor market data, an update on home prices and a warning from the International Monetary Fund: Slower Wage Growth Data Boosts Bonds Stronger Than Expected Private Sector Job Growth in December Jobless Claims Decline But Holidays Likely Skewed Data Home Prices […]