Is the surprising Q3 strength in the economy sustainable? Clues in the latest data releases suggest not, and our forecast calls for a renewed soft landing. A stronger-for-longer economy wouldn’t jibe with the Fed’s higher-for-longer interest-rate stance. ... But the economic outlook hinges much on what consumers do next. We don’t see them slamming on the spending brakes, as the hard-landers predict will happen when excess savings are depleted. But they might start tapping on the brakes, especially given the imminent resumption of student loan payments and tightening credit conditions.
Below is exclusive early access to Dr Ed's Webcast for paid members. This post and video will open to the public on a later date.