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What does the U.S. Federal Reserve’s move mean for markets?


December 20, 2021

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In response to rising inflation, the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) announced on Dec. 15 that it would more aggressively taper its monthly bond purchases and might raise interest rates as many as three times in 2022. It’s the type of announcement that caused markets to “tantrum” in the past, but this time the broad U.S. market largely took the news in stride. So what comes next? Global Market Strategist Brian Levitt and Equity Strategist Talley Léger discuss the immediate aftermath of the announcement and what they expect ahead.

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Why there is not much to be scared of for global equities in the years ahead


Senior Portfolio Manager, Invesco Global Focus strategy
December 14, 2021

Subject | Economics

As we head into 2022, Randall Dishmon reviews some of the central themes embedded in his investment strategy, and why their prospects excite him, not just in the year to come, but over the next 3 to 5 years.

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We don’t anticipate ‘stagflation’ in the U.S. in 2022. Here’s why.


Global Market Strategist, Invesco Ltd.
December 13, 2021

Subject | Economics

“Stagflation” is economic stagnation + inflation — and some worry that the U.S. will meet that definition in 2022. Kristina Hooper explains why she doesn’t believe the U.S. is headed for stagflation.

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Five thoughts on a faster U.S. Federal Reserve taper


Global Market Strategist, North America
December 1, 2021

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U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has raised the prospect of a faster Fed taper. Brian Levitt offers five thoughts on what this could mean for investors.

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