All Posts Tagged: equities

U.S. Outlook: Is tighter monetary policy already beginning to bite?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve building (Washington DC) at dusk.

The September FOMC minutes, released Wednesday, revealed an upbeat assessment of current U.S. economic conditions and the outlook.

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Investment Insights: Living up to (earnings) expectations

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Male worker in a large China textile shop, writing on a pad while surrounded by hundreds of brightly colored bolts of fabric.

After a week-long volatility binge, financial markets seem to be enjoying renewed vigor on the back of the third-quarter earnings season and some positive economic data.

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Investment Insights: A little less synchronized

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Outdoor, temporary market in Argentina with rugged mountain range in the background.

The economic gap between developed and emerging economies seems to be widening, and it may not bode well for global growth prospects.

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Investment Insights: Running in place

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Sideways closeup of electronic display of currencies with red arrows showing decreases.

Rates are back on the march as the 10-year Treasury yield approaches the 3% mark for the fourth time this year.

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