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Provided by the Investment Professionals of Frost Investment Advisors | July 18 , 2022

Inflation Woes, Small Business Owners Turn Pessimistic, Consumer Spending Slows

Inflation Continues to Deliver Unpleasant Surprises

June’s Consumer Price Index posted a year-over-year increase of 9.1 percent. The size of the annual change exceeded the expectations of almost all of the economic forecasters who were willing to put an estimate out there. The equity markets and bonds initially moved lower but quickly recovered most of their losses by the close. This is almost certain to bolster the Federal Reserve’s current hawkish rhetoric.

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