GS U.S. Financial Conditions Index

GS U.S. Financial Conditions Index The easing of financial conditions starting in October 2023 has produced a similar outcome to around 100 bps of rate cuts, potentially influencing the Fed’s interest rate decision-making process. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Financial Conditions and U.S. Recessions

Financial Conditions and U.S. Recessions The Fed may face challenges due to looser financial conditions, as it requires tighter conditions in order to effectively curb inflation towards its 2% target. Will the Fed adopt a more hawkish stance next month? Image: Real Investment Advice

S&P 500 and Chicago Fed National Financial Conditions Index

S&P 500 and Chicago Fed National Financial Conditions Index A sustained improvement in the Chicago Fed National Financial Conditions Index is a promising sign for the S&P 500 to continue its upward trajectory and potentially reach new recovery highs. Image: BofA Global Research

Bloomberg U.S. Financial Conditions Index

Bloomberg U.S. Financial Conditions Index Looser financial conditions will make it harder for the Fed to bring inflation back to 2%. Image: The Daily Shot

S&P 500 vs. Financial Conditions

S&P 500 vs. Financial Conditions U.S. financial conditions have eased meaningfully, coinciding with rising U.S. stock prices. Image: Morgan Stanley Research