Instant Analysis: Fed Chair Powell open to reducing rates

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the Fed is closely monitoring rising global trade disputes and the potential fallout on the U.S. economy.

Read More ›

U.S. Outlook: When giants fight

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

The impact of the trade war escalation is clearly visible in our lowered forecasts for U.S. GDP growth, interest rates and inflation. We have cut our near‐term consumer inflation forecasts as oil, energy, and metals prices plunge and the dollar strengthens on flight‐to‐safety capital flows.

Read More ›

Investment Insights: Warning signs

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy

European politics over the weekend seized the financial markets’ spotlight, as voters took to the polls to elect representatives to the European Parliament, one of the governing legislative bodies for the European Union.

Read More ›

U.S. Outlook: Dark clouds loom over the global economy

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
dark-clouds-manufacturing-outlook

Bad news about the global economy seems to be piling up. Last week the OECD cut its 2019 global growth estimate to only 3.2% from 3.3% forecast just two months ago.

Read More ›