Stock market Reports

  • Inflation is running too hot for comfort.
  • The Fed is in the early stages of a tightening campaign aimed at curbing those inflation pressures.
  • The underpinnings of the economy are reasonably sound, supported by a historically tight labor market and healthy consumer finances.
  • Corporate America is holding up fairly well, with profits expected to rise at a decent clip this year.
  • Stocks are under pressure amid an increasing fear that the Fed is going to topple the economy into recession.
  • Bonds are enduring similar pressure amid sharply higher interest rates.