Economic Updates

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

Price stability and credibility

Price stability and credibility

Q4 2022 | Capital Markets Outlook

As the Fed's interest-rate hikes make a recession more likely, 2023 earnings estimates for stocks need to come down.

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As inflation takes root, fixed income opportunities change

Q4 2022 | Fixed Income Outlook

Fixed income markets experienced widespread declines in the U.S. and globally in the third quarter of 2022, as inflation remained high and became more broad-based.

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Attention shoppers! Consumer stocks and other holiday bargains

December 1, 2022 | Equity Insights

Members of Putnam's equity team offer insights and outlook on the consumer sector.

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Economic Update for December 5, 2022

THE ECONOMY THIS WEEK

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