All Posts Tagged: Federal Reserve

Investment Insights: Powell’s plan points to prescription policy

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Federal Reserve building (Washington DC) at dusk.

Inflation has been a stubborn topic for the central bank, but the persistently low readings are still being chalked up to transitory influences.

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Investment Insights: Tariffs step up as Yellen steps down

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Large cargo shop loaded with steel parked at a loading dock at dusk, as equipment lights are reflected in the water beneath the ship.

As a whole, earnings for S&P 500 companies have been remarkably strong this quarter.

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U.S. Outlook: A softer start to the year

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Two signs in store window for sales - 50% and 70% - with reflection of shoppers faintly visible.

Unfortunately, the period of 3% GDP growth appears to already be in our rear-view mirror.

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U.S. Outlook: Market volatility takes center stage

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent spike in stock market volatility.

After months of abnormally low financial market volatility, risk is suddenly a two-way street again.

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