What are bonds telling us about inflation expectations, post election? In July, the bond market looks to have bottomed, since then, rates have increased .85% and .84% on the 10 and 30 year treasury bonds, respectively. The increase has stirred a reasonable amount of concern of what’s to come. Here are the facts – yields remain below start of the year levels, so, let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves.
posted a 0.3% gain in Sept., even thought inflation remains subdued there were pockets of accelerating and decelerating prices.
Q2 #GDP grew at a revised 1.4%, higher than the 1.1% estimate, lifted by consumer spending & bus. fixed investment. http://bit.ly/2cE5Oyp
Real GDP +1.1%
Housing Starts and the S&P 500 index 10 year correlation. https://lnkd.in/eSG7xfM
There have been rumblings lately pertaining to the market’s daily movement of greater than 1% volatility. 173 trading days into the year the DJIA is showing the signs of investor jitters. But there have been only 7 days with the DJIA closing up or down by more than 2%. Here’s the breakdown.
Is lack of income growth the “real political issue” for Americans in this 2016 presidential election? When you drill down and take a closer look at household income the past 20 years, it is disturbing. Here’s the data provided by the Census Bureau.
A closer look at the month of August’s job growth by industry in the private sector. Education and health care topped the list +39,000 new hires, while construction and manufacturing cut 6,000 and 14,000 employees respectively.