Economic Updates

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

Fed's hawkish pivot shouldn't stoke inflation fears

Fed's hawkish pivot shouldn't stoke inflation fears

Q3 2021 | Capital Markets Outlook

We take a closer look at inflation, unfilled jobs, and semiconductor shortages.

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Bond markets in flux on rates and inflation outlook

Q3 2021 | Fixed Income Outlook

Global financial markets were mixed during the second quarter.

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When to pay attention to insider buying

September 1, 2021 | Equity Insights

Studying the actions of smart insiders can be a valuable investment tool, and certain types of buying can signal an excellent entry point for a stock or group of stocks.

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Economic Update for September 7, 2021

THE ECONOMY THIS WEEK

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