My colleague Sam Millette, manager, fixed income on Commonwealth’s Investment Management and Research team, helped me put together this month’s Economic Risk Factor Update. Thanks for the assist, Sam! Let’s take a closer look.
The November economic reports showed continued growth. More jobs than expected were added, which was an encouraging sign that the labor market remains strong. Additionally, service sector confidence showed an unexpected improvement during the month, which was another positive sign.
Despite the good news, the Fed’s plans for tighter monetary policy, high inflation levels, and the uncertainty caused by geopolitical and health risks remain. We have left the overall risk level at a yellow light for now
View a breakdown of the risks we’re watching in this SlideShare.