All Posts Tagged: interest rates

Investment Insights: Apple takes a bite out of earnings

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Street view of Apple store in China, with a crowd of shoppers inside visible behind the glass wall.

Although Apple may have disappointed some investors, companies within the S&P 500 in aggregate have held up to the hype placed on the domestic equity market this year.

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Instant Analysis: The FOMC decision for May

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Close up of the Federal Reserve building with the eagle statue

We see nothing in the statement today that would dissuade the FOMC from raising the fed funds rate again in June.

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U.S. Outlook: Why the Fed will look past weak Q1 GDP growth

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in business spending growth

U.S. GDP growth sputtered in the first quarter. This was the worst performance from the U.S. economy since the first quarter of 2014.

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U.S. Outlook: No sign of an April bounce so far

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent drop in Philly Fed Business Outlook Survey.

Preliminary signs are that weaker-than-expected data visible in March may be carrying over into April.

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