Economic Beat Hub

How will current market developments affect you? The thought leaders at Fifth Third Bank can help make sense of it all. Listen to the Economic Beat as they discuss what happened last week and what they expect will be the focus of this week. Click the button below to listen or read the transcript to this week's Economic Beat.

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Past Economic Beats

June 14, 2021

U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 5.0% year-over-year

While recent data suggest that consumer prices are rising, the central bank has noted on multiple occasions that it believes recent readings are “transitory” or short-term in nature due to a combination of a sharp pick-up in demand as well as low inventory levels coming out of 2020’s recession.

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June 7, 2021

Major U.S. equity indices finished mostly higher last week

Major U.S. equity indices finished mostly higher last week. Themes in markets last week included optimistic economic data, lingering inflation concerns and Reddit-fueled speculative trading.

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