Jobs, Inflation, & Consumer Confidence

The Knudson File: CPI Spike in Energy Costs Related in Large Part to Russia/Ukraine

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for March 2022 data was released on April 12th, 2022 and year-over-year levels came in at high’s last seen in 1981. The main driver of …

The Knudson File: CPI Inflation Data for March 2022 Out Tomorrow – How Will Markets React?

Energy costs and Used car price spike are causing choppiness in the month to month data. Below is energy costs. The GREAT news is the spike outlier of 5.0 for March 2021 will drop off.

The Knudson File: What drives Consumer Confidence?

Some 70% of the US economy is driven by Consumer Spending. Consumer spending depends on many, many factors with some being more important at different times than other factors. There …

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