All Posts Tagged: interest rates

Investment Insights: Tariffs and rate hikes galore

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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Foreign policy and monetary policy continue to be main drivers for the financial markets – and that makes for a fairly eventful week.

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U.S. Outlook: Bracing for a hawkish FOMC meeting

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Upscale shopping center with empty parking spaces in front.

There are growing signs of moderation in some U.S. economic indicators, such as home sales and prices, but business sentiment and consumer confidence remain high.

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U.S. Outlook: Economy keeps cranking out new jobs

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Young professionals in coworking space.

The August employment report looks pretty sweet on the surface.

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Investment Insights: GDP, some like it hot!

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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Continued optimism in earnings and a sizzling GDP growth number in the U.S. have urged domestic stock markets even higher.

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