The Market in Pictures, September 16

by | Sep 16, 2022 | Blog, Charts

Our team looks at a lot of research throughout each day. A few charts that caught our eye this week, and how they help fill the puzzle of evidence:

 

John Luke: Inflation was the topic of the week, its death may have been greatly exaggerated

 

Data as of 09.14.2022

 


Joseph:
and we saw broad price rises outside of energy prices

 

Source: B of A as of 09.14.2022

 

John Luke: From a headline standpoint, the bar for year-over-year increases gets pretty high after next month

 

Data as of 09.09.2022

 

Brad: but despite commodity prices falling from highs, they’re still quite elevated vs. recent years

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.13

 

John Luke: Post-CPI, markets have bumped future rate expectations higher

 

Data as of 09.13.2022

 

John Luke: but don’t expect banks to be friendly with the money market rates they offer

 

Data as of 09.09.2022

 

Brad: Consensus earnings estimates are following their usual pattern of rising early and fading late

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.09.2022

 

Brad: but corporations are jumping out in front of the forthcoming buyback tax

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.13.2022

 

Dave: International markets face some stiff headwinds with the strength in the US Dollar

 

Source: Strategas as of 09.09.2022

 

Joseph: and there are a handful of countries with a huge % of loans resetting higher

 

Source: Bloomberg as of 09.12.2022

 

John Luke: Based on current inflation rates, expansion of P/E multiples seems off the table

 

Source: Shiller PE as of 9.13.22

 

Brad: but maybe stocks aren’t the most expensive asset class for US investors?

 

Source: Strategas 09.09.2022

 

 

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