Commentary

The Fed Is Focused On Service Prices

Inflation is a mixed picture, with services staying hot.

Commentary

Are Inflation Targets Still On Point?

Now is not the time to consider changing inflation targets.

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Are Inflation Targets Still On Point?

Now is not the time to consider changing inflation targets.

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Global Economic Outlook: Run-of-the-Mill

The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for key markets in the month ahead.

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From Inflation Reduction To Trade Friction

America's subsidies for domestic EVs have created new tensions with Europe.

Commentary

Debt Ceiling Drama

A fiscal disruption could do great damage to the U.S. economy.

Commentary

A Not-So-Fresh Start

The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for growth, inflation, employment, and interest rates.

Commentary

Content in Retirement

Many older workers who left the workforce during the pandemic may not return to the labor market.

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Breaking the RTO Plateau

Workers and managers are in a tug-of-war over return to office policies.

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Holiday Shopping Season: What Recession?

U.S. consumers did not slow their spending over the holidays.

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Did The Bank Of Japan Join The Tightening Club?

A surprising shift in Japan's monetary policy.

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Themes From A Busy Year

The economics teams looks back at the most significant stories we covered during 2022.

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Slower Growth, Slower Hikes

The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for inflation, growth, employment and interest rates.

Commentary

QE Underwater

Central banks are incurring losses.

Commentary

Mortgages May Force Central Banks To Back Off

The recent escalation in interest rates is squeezing household budgets.