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Keeping an eye on the “quiet” week ahead

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The Federal Reserve responded to very strong economic data by raising interest rates 25bps and lifting the median estimate for future rate levels in 2018 and 2019 very slightly...

Short-term municipal bonds: Capitalizing on a rising tide

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Looking back through our commentaries over the last few years, our focus has generally been on portfolio positioning...

What’s Up with the Dollar?

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As is often the case in reading tea leaves (or before that, entrails), the future is in the eye of the beholder: what’s objectively in front of you is open to interpretation...

Meet LOIS and Hear What She Has to Say

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LOIS is a bit of a complicated construct. The “L” is extracted from the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), the rate at which banks lend to one another and for...

Fed Hike, Fiscal Tailwinds, and Trade War

by: ; Amit Soni, CFA

Last week, the Fed hiked interest rates by 25 bps. This was widely expected, but the hawkish tone surprised the market...

Headwinds from the Fed Offset by Fiscal Tailwinds

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Today, the Federal Reserve announced a 25 basis point (bps) increase in interest rates. This marks the sixth increase in...