Economic Updates

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

The end of the Great Moderation

The end of the Great Moderation

Q2 2022 | Capital Markets Outlook

Russia's invasion of Ukraine may stop the string of more moderate business cycles since 1982 and raise the risk of recession.

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Bond market swings mirror investor unease

Q2 2022 | Fixed Income Outlook

The first quarter was a challenging time for global financial markets.

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Why a repeat of the “stagnant ‘70s” is unlikely

June 1, 2022 | Equity Insights

Inflation is a challenge, but for many reasons we don't believe financial markets will experience a repeat of the stagnant 1970s.

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Economic Update for June 27, 2022

THE ECONOMY THIS WEEK

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