Weekly Macro Indicators and Nowcasts on the Eve of SVB

The deceleration was nonetheless in place, based on the WEI.

Determine 4: Lewis-Mertens-Inventory Weekly Financial Index (blue), OECD Weekly Tracker (tan), Baumeister-Leiva-Leon-Sims Weekly Financial Circumstances Index for the US plus 2% development (inexperienced). Supply: New York Fed through Fred, OECD, WECIand the creator’s calculations.

Nonetheless, nowcasts and monitoring estimates pointed to development within the first quarter, albeit with vast swings (and all implying a detrimental output hole, taking the CBO’s potential estimate as given).

Determine 2: GDP (daring black), GDPNow (purple sq.), S&P Market Perception (mild blue sq.), Goldman Sachs (mild inexperienced triangle), median forecast from the Survey of Skilled Forecasters (blue line), all in billions.Ch .2012$ SAAR . Supply: BEA 2022Q4 2nd model, Atlanta FedS&P World (3/17), Goldman Sachs (3/17), Philadelphia Fed SPF (February), CBO Price range and Financial Outlook (February 2023) and creator’s calculations.

Development within the first quarter is optimistic, however barely, starting from a low of 0.6% q/q SAAR from SPMI (previously Macro Advisers, previously IHS Markit) to a excessive of three.2%, from GDPNow of the Atlanta Fed. We are actually about 40 days away from the Q1 2023 GDP advance launch. Traditionally, GDPNow has barely crushed (has a barely smaller RMSFE) than the Bloomberg Consensus on this horizon. Yesterday it appears to be round 0.55% q/t SAAR.

Supply: Liz Ann Sonders, March 17, 2023.