economic expansion

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Strong economic growth in the second quarter

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The U.S. economy showed solid growth in the second quarter, as Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was up 4.1%...

Three reasons why a pickup in M&A activity is likely

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After a favorable court ruling, Comcast launched a $65 billion bid for 21st Century Fox, thereby kicking off a bidding war eventually won by...

The Late Innings of the Business Cycle?

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As is typically the case in the late innings of a business cycle, leverage is elevated and rising. The Federal Reserve (Fed) has moved into action...

Goldilocks’ Year

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The Goldilocks investment environment may be coming to an end. What does that mean for portfolios? Everyone knows the famous story of Goldilocks. A little girl goes for a walk...

Signs of Slower U.S. Growth on the Horizon

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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?

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%...