Uptick in Inflation

    Feb 15, 2018

Navigating Headwinds in the U.S. Bond Market

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The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield breached the 2.9% level this week, as investors became wary of fiscal stimulus...

    Feb 14, 2018

Inflation Heats Up, Retail Sales Cool in January

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Consumer prices jumped more than expected in January, with the headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) up 0.5%...

    Feb 5, 2018

Markets Tumble

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From the recent record high on the S&P 500 Index achieved January 26 through market open this morning, U.S. equity prices have fallen almost 5%. While that’s still less than...

    Feb 5, 2018

Wage Growth Finally Speeds Up

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Wages showed signs of life in January, up 0.3% over the month. At the same time, wage growth for December 2017 was revised from 0.3% to 0.4%. Average hourly earnings are now...

    Jan 31, 2018

Trade Protectionism – The Wild Card of 2018

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The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield is trading at 2.6%, close to a four-year high. This reflects the strengthening economy and the potential for rising inflation, but both...

    Nov 27, 2017

Inflation Shows Signs of Life

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Inflation increased last month, as higher costs in housing, medical care, and wireless services offset lower energy and vehicle prices...

    Aug 15, 2017

Equity Markets Resume Their Upward Trek

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Global markets began the month slowly, as the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan started taking a more...

    Aug 7, 2017

Recent Weakness in Inflation – Is It Short Lived?

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A strong labor market and stable/rising commodity prices are the primary drivers behind rising inflation trend...