All Posts Tagged: stock market

Economic projections and investment insight for 2015

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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Our 2015 forecast echoes many of the themes from 2014 – an economic recovery driven by growth in consumer spending and lower unemployment.

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Instant Analysis: December FOMC statement

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
blue electronic display of stock market activity with outdoor urban scene reflected on the glassy surface.

The cognitive dissonance between a dovish FOMC statement and more hawkish forecast and comments from the Fed is giving me and the markets a migraine headache. 

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Market insight: Have we entered a ‘corrective’ period?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Partial side view of stock market information display with bright, bustling city nightlife in the background.

At this point we are revisiting the pullback experienced in January, and, in our view, a period of consolidation is long overdue but difficult to time.

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U.S. Outlook: Fear replaces greed on Wall Street

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing upward trend in investor confidence over last several years.

The markdown of the global growth outlook for this year hit like a grenade on the stock market this week.

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