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The Late Innings of the Business Cycle?


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...

Multiple Headwinds Pushing Bond Yields Higher

by: ; Amit Soni, CFA

Since last quarter, we have seen a sharp pickup in U.S. Treasury yields. 10-year yields are up more than 80 basis points...

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?

What if the Fed Reignites Inflation?


Much talked about, but little seen these past several years, inflation continues to be a source of heated discussion among economists members of the Federal Reserve, and...

Tax Reform Approved – An Economic Boost to Come in 2018


The new tax bill, formerly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, was approved by the House and Senate and is to...

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


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