June 7, 2022 Headlines

Buyers emerged overnight in Treasuries with yields back near the 2022 highs following yesterday’s sell off. Most major global equity indices are in the red today, and S&P 500 futures are down 0.9% currently (8:50am ET). Yesterday’s sell-off in bonds was somewhat attributable to heavy supply in both corporate and government debt, and the next big catalyst for markets will be Thursday’s ECB announcement, followed by the May CPI report on Friday. Looking more holistically at real-time and leading economic indicators, both the Fed’s Weekly Economic Index (WEI) and the Conference Board’s Leading Indicators Index remain well into positive territory at 3.7% and 4.7%, respectively, although both have fallen from 2021 highs. For added perspective, both metrics reached a low of close to -10% in April 2020.

Jason Haley
Chief Investment Officer

06/07/22Trade Balance-$89.5b-$87.1b-$109.8b-$107.7b
06/07/22Revisions: Trade Balance
06/07/22Consumer Credit$35.000b$52.435b
06/08/22MBA Mortgage Applications-2.30%
06/08/22Wholesale Trade Sales MoM1.70%
06/08/22Wholesale Inventories MoM2.10%2.10%
06/09/22Initial Jobless Claims207k200k
06/09/22Continuing Claims1303k1309k
06/09/22Bloomberg June United States Economic Survey
06/09/22Household Change in Net Worth$5297b
06/10/22CPI MoM0.70%0.30%
06/10/22CPI Ex Food and Energy MoM0.50%0.60%
06/10/22CPI YoY8.20%8.30%
06/10/22CPI Ex Food and Energy YoY5.90%6.20%
06/10/22CPI Index NSA291.694289.109
06/10/22CPI Core Index SA292.04290.455
06/10/22Real Avg Hourly Earning YoY-2.60%
06/10/22Real Avg Weekly Earnings YoY-3.40%
06/10/22U. of Mich. Sentiment58.258.4
06/10/22U. of Mich. Current Conditions6363.3
06/10/22U. of Mich. Expectations55.655.2
06/10/22U. of Mich. 1 Yr Inflation5.30%5.30%
06/10/22U. of Mich. 5-10 Yr Inflation3.00%
06/10/22Monthly Budget Statement-$147.5b$308.2b


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