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How 2022 Ended: Quick Facts

How 2022 Ended: Quick Facts

January 12, 2023
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How 2022 Ended: Quick Facts

Inflation:

  • Consumer Price Index (CPI): December 2022
    • Year-over-Year (YoY) Change: 6.42%
    • 6-Month Annualized Change: 1.89%
    • 3-Month Annualized Change: 1.83%
  • “Core": Consumer Price Index (CPI) Excluding Food & Energy: December 2022
    • Year-over-Year (YoY) Change: 5.69%
    • 6-Month Annualized Change: 4.55%
    • 3-Month Annualized Change: 3.14%

Fed Funds Rate:

  • The Effective Fed Funds Rate is currently 4.33%.
    • This is the highest Fed Funds Rate since December 2007.

Money Supply:

  • The M2 measure of the money supply is $21,370,000,000,000. This is slightly lower than the recent peak of just over $22 Trillion. 
  • M2 is still 37.8% higher than where it started January of 2020.

Markets:

  • The S&P 500 ended 2022 down -18.11%.
  • Since the year 2000, 2022 is just the sixth calendar year decline for the index: 2000-2002, 2008, 2018, and 2022.
  • Past Performance does not guarantee future results.

Source:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers: All Items in U.S. City Average [CPIAUCSL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CPIAUCSL, January 12, 2023.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers: All Items Less Food and Energy in U.S. City Average [CPILFESL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CPILFESL, January 12, 2023.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Federal Funds Effective Rate [DFF], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/DFF, January 3, 2023.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), M2 [WM2NS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WM2NS, January 4, 2023.

Slickcharts, S&P 500 Total Returns, retrieved from https://www.slickcharts.com/sp500/returns, January 4, 2023.