October 2023 – Bond Market Review
Oct 18, 2023 | Monthly Review
Recent economic data continues to suggest positive but below trend growth this year. Labor markets remain solid, and the U.S. consumer has demonstrated resiliency. Inflationary trends are subsiding, but core levels remain well above the Fed’s target. Given the cumulative effects of restrictive monetary policy and tighter financial conditions, we believe the economy will gradually soften and the Fed will remain data dependent as they tread cautiously going forward.