All Posts Tagged: Federal Reserve

Investment Insights: The odds of a 2019 recession

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Silhouette of a business man watching red and yellow trend arrows going downward to the right, with a cloudy sky visible in the background.

Yes, the U.S. economy’s growth has been suppressed compared to historical data, but that may end up being a silver lining.

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U.S. Outlook: Job growth back on track in June

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Chart showing growth in various job sectors in June.

Overall this was a solid payroll report that reinforces the notion that the U.S. labor market remains a bright spot for the U.S. economic expansion.

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Investment Insights: Shaking it off and shaking our heads

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Fireworks in evening sky, with onlookers below.

During this American holiday week, we continue our asset allocation approach in patriotic style with an overweight to U.S. equities and a tip of our hat to other developed nations’ stocks with an overweight to both asset classes.

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Investment Insights: Big deals and bigger risks

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Female grocery employee surveying a large display of different fruits in the grocery store.

Just when investors thought mergers and acquisitions activity may be starting to slow, Amazon surprised markets with a $14 billion bid to buy grocer Whole Foods.

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