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Inflation is Easing But Not Enough

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Inflation Cools But Not Enough The August Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 8.3% year-over-year (YoY) from 8.5% in July. Excluding food and energy, the core CPI rose 6.3% (YoY), accelerating from last month. Inflation pressures continue …...

ECB Meeting Recap: A Historic Rate Hike

Thursday, September 8, 2022 As widely expected, today the European Central Bank (ECB) raised its main refinancing rate by 75 basis points (0.75%) to 1.25% and signaled additional rate hikes in coming months may be warranted. Markets are currently pricing … Continue...

Sweet Relief in Jobs

Friday, September 2, 2022 Fed Should Be Pleased with Latest Jobs Report The economy added 315,000 payroll jobs in August after solid gains in previous months. The unemployment rate ticked up to 3.7% as more individuals came back into the … Continue reading →

Scary September Seasonals

Thursday, September 1, 2022 For investors September is often a month to remember but for the wrong reasons. In fact, as shown in the LPL Chart of the Day, September has historically been one of the weakest months of the … Continue reading →