Monthly Archives: November 2023

Macro Briefing: 29 November 2023

* Fed official suggests central bank is done with rate hikes
* Global economy will slow in 2024, OECD predicts
* US car dealers say consumer demand for electric vehicles is weak
* Amazon announces new AI chatbot for businesses
* US home prices rise to a new record high in September
* US consumer confidence rebounds in November after 3 monthly declines
* US 10-year Treasury yield falls to two-month low on Tuesday:

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Macro Briefing: 27 November 2023

* Investors see rising odds of rate cut within four months
* Black Friday spending rises to record $9.8 billion, up 7.5% vs. last year
* Is the surge in money-market fund balances a bullish signal for markets?
* Another study reaffirms that buy-and-hold investing is tough to beat
* Are economists flying blind due to sliding response rates to official surveys?
* US economic activity remains weak in November via PMI survey data:

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The Holiday Starts… Now

It’s only Tuesday on the calendar, but the holiday week has already started at The Capital Spectator’s world headquarters. But we shall return. Come Monday, Nov. 27, the lights will once again burn bright. Meanwhile… Happy Thanksgiving!