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Fed Doubles Down On Fight Against Inflation With 0.75% Rate Hike
The Fed expects the federal funds rate to reach 3.375% in 2022 and 3.75% in 2023, implying an additional 175-bps tightening in the remaining four meetings this year.
June Swoon: U.S. Stocks Slip Into Bear-market Territory As Inflation Concerns Rattle Investors
The principal driver of the ongoing weakness in markets continues to be inflation, which has haunted investors for the past several months.
June FOMC Preview: What To Expect When You’re Expecting … Aggressive Fed Rate Hikes
A year ago, to support a recovery coming out of the pandemic, the Fed set an extremely accommodative monetary policy and said it was willing to tolerate an inflation overshoot in the process. Well, now the chickens have come home to roost.
Why We Believe Bonds Are Back - Specially Munis
Recently we’ve seen indications that the traditional relationship between bonds and stocks is returning, with municipal bonds looking potentially attractive.
Markets Tumble As Inflation Concerns Grip Wall Street
Concerns about inflation adversely impacting the consumer and corporate profitability appeared to drive the weakness.
What’s Driving The Volatility In Markets?
On the latest edition of Market Week in Review, we discuss key drivers behind the latest bout of market volatility, the outlook for U.S. inflation and how central banks around the world are responding to the surge in pricing pressures.
ESG Investing Among ERISA Retirement Plans: The Latest Trends And Outlook
ESG investing is growing in prevalence among some U.S. public retirement plans, retirement plans based in Europe, and among investment managers.
How The Russia-Ukraine War Highlights The Importance Of ESG Considerations In FX Markets
In the context of war, ESG investors are facing new challenges and dilemmas, which to some may feel like a step back.
Highway To The Danger Zone? A Refreshed Look At Where We Are In The Economic Cycle
Business cycles always mature and this cycle, in particular, appears to be aging very fast.
Russia And Ukraine: What Investors Might Do And What We Are Actually Doing
The broad economic backdrop is that we’re still in the later recovery part of the economic cycle, where we are enjoying significantly above-trend growth.
Key China Watchpoints In 2022
The Chinese economy has entered 2022 on a shaky footing despite hosting the Beijing Winter Olympics, with the property market still under stress and COVID-19 restrictions still in place.
Cycle Uncertainty: How Is The Russian Invasion Impacting The Economic Cycle?
The war in Ukraine will likely have a negative impact on growth and cause higher inflation this year, with Europe taking the biggest hit.
EC Russia/Ukraine: What Are Asset Managers Saying And Doing?
Most managers now deem Russian assets essentially un-investible. The situation evolves by the hour.
3 Reasons Why Investors Shouldn’t Bail On Bonds
Before bailing on bonds, here are a few things to keep in mind when considering portfolio allocations for the remainder of 2022 and beyond. 
Russian Invasion: Economy Stable For Now, But Risks Mount
There will be continued economic and political uncertainty in the coming days and weeks as the war unfolds. It seems highly unlikely that the violence will spill over Ukraine’s borders into NATO countries.
Rate Rises And Bond Returns: It’s All Relative
Investors must always remember that when we say interest rates are going up, it really matters which interest rates we’re talking about because they don’t all move in lockstep.
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