Despite Aggressive Fed Tightening, A Controlled Landing Is Likely, Fritz Meyer Economic Update, Jan. 2023

Fritz Meyer
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 4PM EST
Program Id: 173385715
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2022 closed strong, despite seven rate hikes since March 2022 and the most aggressive monetary tightening by the Federal Reserve in decades.

The LEI dropped in each of the last eight straight months, signaling a recession. Yet the economy is not experiencing a crash landing — at least, not yet. For now, a controlled landing of the economy, forced by inflation, seems very possible. The objective of this class is to explain the underlying fundamentals driving the investment outlook by examining.  

Objectives of Fritz Meyer's monthly classes for investment advisors include:

● contextualizing current financial economic metrics versus a long-term historical record

● providing knowledge needed to formulate and explain the financial outlook concisely 

● explaining Federal Reserve actions and the forecast based on FOMC member projections

● implementing a prudent discipline for fiduciaries managing portfolio including ERISA assets

● analyzing the latest financial data, including: 

● retail sales
● housing starts 
● latest consensus WSJ Survey
● latest GDPNow forecast for Q4 2022 GDP
● LEI has declined each month since March 2022
● Fed funds/10-year yield curve
● low labor participation is an unexpected problem 
● latest Fed actions, pronouncements
● S&P 500 earnings
● new-job formation in Sept declined
● manufacturing and services PMI
● auto sales
● S&P 500 expected vs current and historical p/e
● the Fed’s stock valuation mode
● consumer income and spending
● DPI and savings
● household balance sheets strong
● PCED and CPI
● savings rate
● M2
● savings rate plunged
● strong personal spending fueled by savings
● FOMC member expectations
● strategic asset allocation


 Fritz Meyer has taught on A4A monthly for over a decade. With more than 10,000 attendee ratings of his CE classes, Fritz Meyer's CE classes have steadily averaged a 9.7 rating (out of 10). Fritz, former senior strategist at one of the world's largest investment companies for over a decade, is an independent economist.

This webinar is pending eligibility for one hour of CE credit towards the CIMA® and CPWA® certifications, CFP® CE and PACE credit toward the CLU® and ChFC® designations.

Who Should Attend: Financial Advisors, CFPs, EAs, CFAs, CPA/PFSs, CIMAs, CLUs and ChFCs.
Cost: There is no fee to attend this course if you are a member of Advisors4Advisors ($120/year).
CPE credit: 1 hour, in the Economics field of study
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Course Level: Update
Course Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
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good, but not nearly as good as he usaually is, i pressume he was sick

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