FTN Financial Economic Weekly


Chris Low, and Rebecca Kooshak
Cracks in Consumerism

Last week, we looked at the green shoots in credit-sensitive indicators. This week, we consider the other side of the picture, indicators that don’t look as healthy and risks to the outlook. Our conclusion: risks are severe enough both to mandate rate cuts and for companies to continue contingency planning in case the economy falls into recession.

Plus "The Week Ahead," a preview of next week’s potentially market-moving events.

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