All Posts Tagged: rate hike

U.S. Outlook: The mystery of the steepening yield curve

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent steep rise in yield curve

The sharp steepening of the U.S.Treasury yield curve since the beginning of September
deserves some sleuthing.

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Investment Insights: Slow your roll

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
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We are still expecting slowing global growth, a muddle through from the Brexit, and central banks yearning for inflation and growth by almost any means necessary.

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U.S. Outlook: September FOMC rate hike — a go or no go?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph showing recent rise in job openings.

Several prominent Fed governors have tried in recent weeks to prepare markets for a near-term 0.25 percentage point rate hike.

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Instant Analysis: Employment report for August

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Modern, busy office with several people at desks, as young woman rushes by in a blur.

Overall, it’s a weaker-than-expected jobs report for August that showed renewed softening in the goods-producing side of the economy.

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