Our team looks at a lot of research throughout each day. A few charts that caught our eye this week, and why:
JL: by any measure, the inflation picture is different than the past two decades
Dave: heading for only the 4th instance of back-to-back tandem losses for both stocks and bonds, out of the past 185 quarters
Source: Strategas as of 6/9/22
Brad: been a LONG time since 10 yr yield made a higher high than prior
Source: Strategas as of 6/14/22
JD: again, like nothing we’ve seen in the past four decades
JL: real yields are finally starting to compensate investors for the unfolding tightening
Source: Bloomberg as of 6/15/22
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