1. Research

Matthew Luzzetti

Analysen und Studien von Matthew Luzzetti

17 Dokumente
13. Mai 2020
1
After shrugging off a historic plunge in April employment, market participants will likely need to digest further record-setting monthly declines in core CPI inflation as well as April retail sales and industrial production. However, with financial markets seemingly numb to the bad data news, Fed Chair Powell's appearance on Wednesday may overshadow what is likely to be epic weakness in this week's economic data. [mehr]
12. Mai 2020
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After shrugging off a historic plunge in April employment, market participants will likely need to digest further record-setting monthly declines in core CPI inflation as well as April retail sales and industrial production. However, with financial markets seemingly numb to the bad data news, Fed Chair Powell's appearance on Wednesday may overshadow what is likely to be epic weakness in this week's economic data. Matthew Luzzetti, Chief US Economist shares his insights. [mehr]
7. März 2018
11
Inflation data over the past year – and especially over the past week – have highlighted a critical point. Fluctuations in inflation rates for items that are typically insensitive to the busi-ness cycle — which we refer to as acyclical, such as health care and apparel — can drive the overall inflation trajectory and lead to regime shifts in the market’s inflation narrative. The plunge in wireless telephone services prices last March, followed by a string of downside surprises to other acyclical items, spawned a narrative that structural disinflationary forces would prevent inflation from rising. In the same way, recent stronger inflation data led by acyclical items may have revived the narrative that the Phillips curve is, in fact, alive and well and that risks are tilted toward inflation overshooting the Fed’s target. [mehr]
15. Februar 2018
12
Bei riskanten Vermögenswerten fand nach einem hervorragenden Jahr 2017 und einem noch stärkeren Januar in der vergangenen Woche ein deutlicher Rücksetzer statt. Ursache war zunächst ein Renditeanstieg infolge einer Korrektur der Inflationserwartungen. Dies führte zu einer technisch bedingten Volatilitätsspitze, die wiederum durch programmbasierte Strategien verschärft wurde. Der Rücksetzer ist nach einer ungewöhnlich ruhigen Phase an den Märkten durchaus gesund. [mehr]
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