All Posts Tagged: bonds

Investment Insights: Excerpts from our 2017 Outlook

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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Volatility will likely tick up as uncertainty builds, resulting in the opportunity for some boiling points in markets.

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U.S. Outlook: Preview of next week’s FOMC decision

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing ups and downs of the bond market in recent years.

Will next week’s FOMC meeting and likely first and only rate hike of 2016 bring the equity markets back down to Earth?

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Investment Insights: Winter is coming

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
View of lighthouse in the distance as large surf crashes break against its base while the dark sky threatens a storm.

The rally experienced by equity markets in the afterglow of both the U.S. election and now the Italian reform vote has exposed a surprising tolerance for uncertainty.

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Investment Insights: Into the Great Unknown with bonds?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Open laptop displaying investment return graphs and reflecting the face of the Asian man looking at the screen.

The recent shifts in the bond market may reflect investors’ anticipation of increased fiscal spending in an effort to spark more robust growth.

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