All Posts Tagged: bond market

Investment Insights: Into the gauntlet

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Reflection of big-city skyline at night as seen on a screen showing stock market activity.

Potential policy is also causing notable changes internationally. For the first time, China has overtaken the U.S. and France to become Germany’s largest trading partner.

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U.S. Outlook: Feeling good — is it the stock market or the economy?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent decline in the CBOE volatility index.

Investors have gotten extremely comfortable with the economic environment and outlook — some would say the mood is positively complacent.

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Investment Insights: Trump’s stock market love potion

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Stock market in Manhattan by Wall Street

The combination of improving economic data, stronger corporate earnings, and, particularly, potential policies from the Trump administration has created a heady brew for domestic equity markets.

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Investment Insights: 2016 in the rear-view mirror

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Closeup of "2016" written in sand, with an incoming ripple of water about to wash over it.

Major asset classes posted stellar results for investors in 2016, with the vast majority ending in positive territory.

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