All Posts Tagged: interest rates

Instant Analysis: December FOMC Minutes

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
A wide-angle photo of the Federal Reserve.

Despite the quarter point Fed funds rate hike that occurred at the end of the December FOMC Meeting, the minutes of that meeting reveal the dovish tilt that was already beginning to influence the FOMC’s view of the likely extent and timing of further interest rate hikes.

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U.S. Outlook: Dissecting the dots

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
View of a eagle statue on Federal Reserve building in DC

Just looking at the Fed’s median forecast gives one a false sense of precision about the future of U.S. interest rates.

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Investment Insights: Should we fear, fear?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Upward view of NYSE, decorated with wreaths and a Christmas tree at left.

We believe that the volatility of late has been a long overdue reaction to risks that have been present but are just now being fully priced into financial markets.

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Instant Analysis: FOMC Decision for December

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Winter shot of Federal Reserve building through leafless trees.

The outcome of the December FOMC meeting was what we have been forecasting.

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