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What’s impacting labor market participation? Why are some sectors faring better than others? How do you separate the signal from the noise? KPMG Economics answers these questions and more, providing timely insight and analysis into the economic indicators. We monitor trends and identify potential opportunities that could impact your strategic objectives. Our perspectives look at both the short-term and long-term economic factors that are critical to guiding strategic decisions.
Trouble in the Tetons… Disinflation and the global outlook
The post-pandemic world is expected to be more inflation prone.
Industry Insights with KPMG Economics
Discussions around the latest trends and what the future might hold across key industries with Chief Economist Diane Swonk
Explore analysis of key data indicators, such as job creation and the labor market, consumer spending, inflation, investment, housing and monetary policy. These combined data points are indicators of the overall health of the economy.
Consumers lose some of the spring in their steps
A surge in prices at the gas pump was the primary culprit for the acceleration in the overall price index.
Dirt is in the details
Tighter credit and student loan repayments will reduce spending.
Inflation reheats in August
Fuel prices drove the increase.
Payrolls poised to slow
The writers' strike is resolved but actors are still striking.
Fewer openings for job hunters
Fewer job openings in 44 states in July.
Strike muted by pivot to part-time
More people searched for work.
End of The Great Resignation?
The quits rate has returned to pre-pandemic levels.
Pause with a hawkish clause
Stronger economic growth, in and of itself, justifies higher rates.
A less hawkish pause
Bias is towards one more rate hike.
Construction spending above year-ago-levels
Supply shortages will boost the number of single-family homes built.
Core orders strongest since January
We are holding to our current forecast for no rate hike.
Industrial production beat estimates
Utility output contributed to industrial activity.
Trade deficit expanded in July
Imports included travel services as rebound travel continued.