Committee Perspectives: Quarterly Capital Market Monitor

Overall labor conditions remain sound, the U.S. economy is growing, and inflation is well off its highs. A strong U.S. economic backdrop, moderating inflation pressures, improving profit conditions, and expectations the Federal Reserve will lower its fed funds rate in the second half of this year were the principal reasons behind stocks tacking on additional gains in Q1. Yields have once again reversed course so far in 2024 as payroll data has remained firm and inflation has come in higher than expected.

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