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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...

Inflation Shows Signs of Life


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

Mother Nature’s Market Impact


Global markets had a strong performance in September, with domestic indices lagging behind international. Earlier in the month, a string of natural disasters caused...

Looking Under the Hood of Convertibles’ Strong Results


The stock market reached a new all-time high at the end of the third quarter. With the bull market now at...

The Fed Makes Moves


No one can say they weren’t warned: the Fed has been telegraphing the start of the great unwinding of its balance sheet for months. This week, it became a reality...

Will the Fed and Markets Continue Their Rivalry?


Last week, the Federal Reserve signaled its commitment to raising interest rates at a pace of three hikes per year...