All Posts Tagged: trade

Investment Insights: A nightmare on Wall Street

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Male stock brokers conferring about one of many blue screens in the photo showing stock performance data.

The U.S. stock market had one of its most challenging months in more than a decade.

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U.S. Outlook: Is tighter monetary policy already beginning to bite?

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Federal Reserve building (Washington DC) at dusk.

The September FOMC minutes, released Wednesday, revealed an upbeat assessment of current U.S. economic conditions and the outlook.

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Investment Insights: Don’t cry over spilt milk

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Dairy farm in Canada, with field of cows in the foreground on a cloudy day.

While dairy was one of the most contentious topics in U.S.-Canada trade talks, there were other changes in the trade agreement affecting all three nations.

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Investment Insights: Tariffs and rate hikes galore

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Shipping dock workers (2 men) standing next to piles of steel to be shipped.

Foreign policy and monetary policy continue to be main drivers for the financial markets – and that makes for a fairly eventful week.

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