U.S. Outlook: Where is the consumer spending?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing quarterly wage shifts

We’re seeing more angst around the strength of U.S. consumer spending in the second quarter.

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Instant Analysis: GDP revision for Q1

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
worker in warehouse

In short, the terrible number on GDP is ugly reading, but does not alter the outlook for GDP growth going forward.

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Threat of Ponzi schemes remains long after Madoff case

David Pollino
Security
White feathery seeds blowing off the head of a dandelion into the blue sky.

Time and again individual investors, small business owners, retirees, and others fall victim to smoke-and-mirror schemes, enticed by promises of high returns.

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Insights into philanthropy: Our latest global survey

Jeff Hoffmann
Private Client Services
Green field with a few large, white wind turbines on it - beneath cloudy sky.

According to our most survey of philanthropic activity, there is a great sense of urgency and optimism for charitable giving.

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