All Posts Tagged: economy

U.S. Outlook: China trade fight takes center stage

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing amount of U.S. steel imports, by country

I would not describe this trade dispute as a full-blown trade war at this stage, but it is certainly an opening salvo in what could become one.

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Investment Insights: One more plan from the tax man

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
The U.S. Capitol dome at dusk, subtly lit up.

March has not been a month of financial market revival as some had hoped.

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

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing Fed funds rate hike projections into 2019

The Fed funds future market is currently putting a 99.3% probability on another rate hike on Wednesday.

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Investment Insights: Tillerson takes a walk

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
3 oil rigs on a snowy, barren field as the sun tries to show itself in a gray sky.

Earnings results and a fairly tame inflation release in the U.S. may be helping to buoy prices against declines from geopolitical news.

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