Volatility escalates as yields march higher
As short-end rates march higher, this week’s chart looks at growing rate volatility from two perspectives: weekly yield changes and the MOVE Index.
Rent, labor markets continue to challenge Fed
As the Fed remains determined to temper inflation, this week’s chart looks at two stubborn inflation drivers: shelter and labor markets.
A wide disconnect between investors and the Fed
Markets expect the Fed to be much less hawkish than Fed policymakers do. This week’s chart looks at how the disconnect could drive volatility.
Negative productivity complicates the Fed’s path
Though CPI moderated in July, this week’s chart looks at negative productivity trends that could exaggerate wage pressures and complicate the Fed’s job.
Inflation to stick with us for a while longer?
This week’s chart looks at the makeup of inflation this year, noting it has become a stickier problem in recent months.
Unrelenting inflation has exaggerated rate volatility
This week’s chart looks at daily yield changes on 2-year and 10-year Treasury yields as rate volatility in 2022 has dwarfed that of last year.