All Posts Tagged: interest rates

U.S. Outlook: Manufacturing’s window into the economy

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing avg weekly hours of manufacturing workers

Want to see something striking about the health and direction of the economy? Look into recent industrial production and manufacturing data.

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Numbers Count: Weekly mortgage data highlights

Wendy Cutrufelli
Mortgage Banking
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Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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2014 GDP: A weak start but a strong end?

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Closeup on the middle of a road, leading off into the horizon under a bright orange sunset.

Some investors may be asking: Was Q1 the start of a downturn, or is it an outlier?

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Boosting retirement returns in a low interest-rate environment

Dale Niemi
Posted by Dale Niemi
Retirement & Investing

With interest rates at historic lows — and projected to remain low — investing for retirement can be a challenge.

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