All Posts Tagged: Federal Reserve

Instant Analysis: August FOMC statement nearly identical to June’s statement

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve building at dusk

The Fed kept its future interest rate hike plans close to its vest today.

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U.S. Outlook: Economy runs hot in the second quarter

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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GDP growth would have been a lot stronger last quarter if there weren’t a big drop in business inventories.

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Investment Insights: What’s got bond markets in a huff?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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Corporate earnings continue to be supportive and a bright spot for financial markets.

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U.S. Outlook: Are corporate tax cuts making a difference?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Close-up on piles of $100 bills

There is increasing evidence that a sizable portion of the tax cut is being funneled into stock buybacks.

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