Hot Data Cools the Market

Hot Data Cools the Market

Market Briefing: February 2023

March 8, 2023

The new year’s rally provided only brief relief with February inflation data and commentary unraveling January gains. Markets were down across major indices while positive economic data and a hot labor market proved problematic for the Fed’s fight against inflation. Whether or not a recession happens is still open to debate given there are no signs of the labor market cooling.


Read our February 2023 briefing where KAR CIO Doug Foreman provides an overview of recent market activity and his outlook.

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