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Here’s What 4 Financial Stress Indexes Reveal About the U.S. Economy

The recent turbulence in global markets is a signal that the potential for macro risk is on the rise. One way to quantify the threat for the U.S. economy is by monitoring four financial stress indexes that are published by regional Fed banks. The following is a summary of where we stand at the moment, based on numbers collected this morning (Oct. 30).

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Fed Financial Stress Indexes All Agree That….

Three indexes of the Federal Reserve...calculate and report statistical measures of financial stress in the U.S. economy on a regular basis...[and] all three have returned to their pre-recession levels last seen in May 2007. [What does that mean for stock market valuations? Let's take a look.]

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