All Posts Tagged: Congress

Federal Government to the Rescue

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

For the first time since the Great Recession, people are again using words like “unprecedented” and “uncharted territory” to describe the current economic and financial environment as business shutdowns and layoffs quickly follow the virus’s spread around the world.

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U.S. Outlook: September Ending on a Cautionary Note

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist

The formal impeachment inquiry that has begun in the House of Representatives will likely add to daily market volatility in both the equity and the bond markets.

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Investment Insights: Investors are on the fence

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy

This weekly report presents insights from our Global Investment Management team. U.S. stock markets are continuing their upward surge on solid earnings numbers and positive comments from both President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping regarding U.S.-China trade talks, while the declaration of a U.S. state of emergency was met with a muted response by […]

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Investment Insights: Midterms and the markets

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Closeup on a 2018 red-white-and-blue button in a pile of similar patriotic election buttons.

The market reaction has been fairly positive so far, but investors may be a little more wary over domestic affairs, at least for the next few years.

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