All Posts Tagged: Euro

Investment Insights: Excerpts from our monthly report

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Eurozone flags blowing in the breeze near a government building in Brussels.

The following are excerpts from our February “Investment Insights” report, produced by the Global Investment Management team. For the full report, click here. Market strategy: All aboard! February was a banner month for equity asset classes — as well as some fixed income and alternative assets — despite controversial political headlines continuing to pepper media outlets across […]

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Investment Insights: A bump in the road or a U-turn for globalization?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Crowded street scene in India as cars wait for pedestrians crossing the street.

With steam gaining from rhetoric based on populism and nationalism, investors are now questioning if globalization has seen a slight setback, or if de-globalization has begun.

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U.S. Outlook: What does the drop in new orders mean?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Chart showing recent rise in inventory shipment ratios.

You know the saying, “Get used to disappointment”? That’s what happened to economists’ expectations for durable goods orders for February.

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U.S. Outlook: FOMC scales back rate hike expectations

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent drop in U.S. exports

This week the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) aligned its expectations for the Fed funds target rate lift-off more closely with the market’s.

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