Economic Updates

Keep up to date on the global economy and its impact on markets.

After the fall

After the fall

Q3 2022 | Capital Markets Outlook

With the S&P 500 in a bear market, the Fed’s aggressive hikes may be too late to tame inflation and too aggressive for a soft landing.

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Cautious stance as slowing growth may help yields stabilize

Q3 2022 | Fixed Income Outlook

Although central bank efforts to fight inflation could end in recession, we are constructive on some areas of fixed income.

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Why now is the time to consider international small caps

August 1, 2022 | Equity Insights

Non-U.S. small-cap stocks offer the potential for diversification benefits, higher return dispersions, and a large and inefficient universe.

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Economic Update for August 8, 2022

THE ECONOMY THIS WEEK

Highlights of key economic statistics from last week compiled by Putnam Investments.