Investment Insights: An expected earnings surprise

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy

Financial markets seem to be holding steady and waiting for the next big news headline as stocks continue to fluctuate at heightened levels.Over the past few weeks, the S&P 500 has ebbed and flowed around its new, record-high 3,000 level, while bond yields have crept lower and lower.

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U.S. Outlook: A Fed rate cut is still needed

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

Despite positive readings on some major U.S. economic indicators in June and July, red flags surrounding future growth continue to appear.

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Investment Insights: Mr. 3000

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy

The U.S. stock market reached a few more milestones at the end of last week. For the first time ever, the S&P 500 closed above the 3,000 level and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 27,000 after dovish comments from the Federal Reserve lifted prices higher.

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Investment Insights: When hawks cry

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Fed Building

This weekly report presents insights from our Global Investment Management team. As Jerome Powell heads to Capitol Hill for a two-day report out, it’s more tense than usual for the Fed Chairman as he faces an onslaught of quips from Congress. The strong jobs report has some scratching their heads, as if they almost wanted […]

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