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We're About To Get Some News About Inflation, And The Market Might Not Like It

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The two big risk events are the US CPI and next week's FOMC. We already saw equities come off a little today, short and medium term note yields move up, and 10yr Treasury yields fall in line with equities. We suspect that investors will hedge a small part of long risk positions in coming days, but only languidly. They have begun to discount non-press conference meetings as being like the ECB's non-forecast meetings, unlikely to generate much waves.

The first one of the two risk events is Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., when we get CPI.

One of the big questions in the economy right now is whether inflation is picking up, because if it is, then that might push the Fed to tighten rates sooner than is currently expected.


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