All Posts Tagged: interest rates

U.S. Outlook: Preview of next week’s FOMC decision

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing ups and downs of the bond market in recent years.

Will next week’s FOMC meeting and likely first and only rate hike of 2016 bring the equity markets back down to Earth?

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Investment Insights: Winter is coming

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
View of lighthouse in the distance as large surf crashes break against its base while the dark sky threatens a storm.

The rally experienced by equity markets in the afterglow of both the U.S. election and now the Italian reform vote has exposed a surprising tolerance for uncertainty.

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Countdown to success: Managing your credit during the lending process

Victor Polich
Mortgage Banking
Business woman in a cafe as seen through the window outside as she checks a credit transaction on your tablet.

Knowing what to do — and what not to do — before and during the mortgage application process can help you avoid bumps in the road.

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Instant Analysis: Employment report for November

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Silhouette of a delivery man and truck at sunset with blue sky in the background.

The U.S. unemployment rate now appears to be somewhat below the natural rate of unemployment for the United States, which could aggravate labor shortages in some sectors.

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