The tech sector had a difficult year in 2022, as soaring inflation followed by rapidly rising interest rates brought the sector back down from the meteoric valuations it saw in 2021. The outlook for this year is still quite uncertain, with liquidity tightening and the impact of all of the Fed's rate hikes still largely unknown. The Invesco QQQ Trust (NASDAQ: QQQ) is a popular tech ETF because it owns many headline-grabbing tech stocks like Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet, and Meta Platforms, just to name some of its largest holdings.
At 3.5%, we are officially back down to pre-pandemic levels on unemployment.
We'll know a lot more about our economic situation a week from today than we do now.