- CPI rises as core and headline inflation converge.
- Inflation pressures are concentrated among inelastic areas of the economy. What does this mean for the strength of the economy?
- Wage growth mildly disappoints as weekly wage gains lag hourly earnings.
- Why is it so difficult to understand the yield curve? It really isn’t that
WS&M LLC Bond Squad End of Year 2017 Forecasts:
Fed Funds Rate: 1.25% – 1.50% (year-end)
2-year UST Note Yield: 2.00% (year-end)
10-year UST Note Yield: 2.70% (year-end)
CPI (2017 average): 2.0%
Core CPI (2017 Average): 2.2%
PCE (2017 Average): 1.8%
Core PCE (2017 Average): 2.0%
GDP (2017 Average): 2.6%
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