economy

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Yield Curve Sign of Weakening Economy? This Time, We Think Not.

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The yield curve flattened 64 basis points (bps) in 2017 and 218 bps since...

Positive Economic News Lost in the Headlines

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These mostly positive economic data points have been lost in the headlines as the North Korea situation...

Global Interest Rates Rise on Improving Economic Data

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After falling for most of the year, the U.S. 10-Year Treasury yield reached 2.13% on June 26 – its lowest level of...

2017 Investment Outlook

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In our view, 2017 should mark a time when monetary policy takes a back seat to fiscal policy. President-Elect Donald Trump’s victory in November, along with a Republican sweep...

Signs of a Smooth Transition of Power?

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An election that had many surprises along the way ended with a big one. Neither the polls nor the prediction models saw a Trump victory. What’s more, based on how stocks...

Low 2s, High 1s, and Shareholder Yield

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Through the first three quarters of the year, the U.S. economy has grown at a real rate of 1.7%. Now that the headwind of several quarters of past inventory paring appears to be...