All Posts Tagged: interest rates

Investment Insights: Don’t mix politics with pleasure

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Capitol in Washington, D.C., as dusk arrives and lights illuminate the building, with its reflection in a pool in the foreground.

While the two heavyweight contenders praised themselves and traded verbal blows, the markets have been churning on lackluster economic data coupled with a divided Federal Reserve.

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U.S. Outlook: Patience springs eternal

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing differences in actual vs. estimated GDP over last several years.

Except for stock prices, the rest of the economy has taken quite a bit longer than it ever has in the past to get back up to speed.

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Investment Insights: Excerpts from our September report

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Closeup on the eagle sculpture near top of the Federal Reserve building in Washington.

Markets still appear to be coasting sideways as they await more definite news on rates and the overall economic outlook.

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Instant Analysis: September FOMC statement and projections

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Shot of the Federal Reserve on a sunny day.

The FOMC is preparing the markets for another rate hike before the end of the year.

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