There's a common saying among investors that markets take the stairs up and the elevator down. This is because the long-term trends that drive markets higher tend to be slow-moving and compound over time, whereas the events that create short-term panic tend to be sudden and unexpected. For investors, understanding this dynamic in the current environment is critical to staying focused on important financial goals.
We discuss in this episode of The Wealth Effect Podcast:
⚠️ Bond Market Volatility
📊 U.S. Labor Market
🏦 Expected Monetary Policy
Matt Faubion, CFP®
Founder - Wealth Manager
Show notes and charts:
Bond market volatility has been elevated
The job market is showing signs of softening
Markets do not expect the Fed to raise rates again
The bottom line: Markets are cheering weak economic data as evidence of the ever-hoped for "soft-landing." However, stagflationary forces continue to permeate throughout the economy, which will likely keep the Fed in inflation-fighting mode.
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