Most recent trends point to a combo of outright deflation in the producer leg paired with short-term cyclical optimism. It almost sounds too good to be true given what we have been through. Hello, Goldilocks (for the time being).
The Philly Fed NBOS survey revealed a weakening service sector for the first time in this cycle. Is this the final shoe to drop? The UK meanwhile remains the laggard on inflation.
The Canadian PPI continued its landslide yesterday and it makes you question whether BoC was too quick re-accelerating the hiking cycle. Meanwhile, markets keep coping with USD issuance.