Signs of Slower U.S. Growth on the Horizon

The U.S. economic expansion, which began in 2009, is already one of the longest on record. This begs the question, how much longer can it last? While the recently passed tax reform bill may help to prolong the economic cycle, there are signs of slower growth, as the year progresses. And, this can have significant implications for the fixed-income market

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