Weekly Economic Commentary

A Step Back On Trade | Weekly Economic Commentary | May 20, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS The United States has raised tariffs to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Even in the worst-case scenario, we don’t expect a significant impact on the U.S. economy. Raising tariffs could put upward pressure on consumer inflation. Click here to...

Too High or Too Low? | Weekly Economic Commentary | April 15, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS Signs of slowing global growth have fueled worries of tepid domestic inflation. Consumer price growth has softened, but producer price and wage growth remain solid. We expect consumer price inflation to pick up as global headwinds subside. Click here to...