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What could a yield curve inversion mean for stocks?


March 29, 2022
Subject | Economics | Markets & Economy

Among the most meaningful tips I received in my young career is that of all the indicators that signal what the economy may do next, the bond market gets it right most often. Thus, when the U.S. Treasury yield curve meaningfully flattens, I pay attention. Every recession over the past 60 years has been preceded by an inversion of the yield curve.1

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Anticipating a U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike and what might come next


March 15, 2022
Subject | Economics | Markets & Economy

As we count down to the Fed meeting this week, the central bank is faced with competing concerns – downward pressures on economic growth and upward pressures on inflation. Will the U.S. Federal Reserve be able to engineer a soft landing? Kristina Hooper discusses what to watch.

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Russian actions could soften U.S. Federal Reserve’s stance in March


February 25, 2022
Subject | Economics

The uncertainty created by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine should make central banks cautious, says Rob Waldner. He anticipates the U.S. Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise rates by more than 0.25% in March.

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The monster under the bed


January 25, 2022
Subject | Economics

Market participants are letting their imaginations run wild about U.S. Federal Reserve tightening this year. But often, reality is better than what we imagine, says Kristina Hooper.

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


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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U.S.-China regulatory “warfare”


November 19, 2021
Subject | Economics

The jousting between the U.S. and China has spilled into the financial markets as both countries look to rein in technology companies for both national security and domestic policy reasons. Policymakers in the U.S. have become concerned that China is using access to U.S. capital markets and technology to improve its military and security apparatus.

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