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Mr. Market’s Wild Ride

by: ; Mark Lacuesta, FRM, CAIA, CIPM;

On the backend of the steep October drawdown, November started off with the uncertainty of the midterm elections. While there were expectations of a “Blue Wave”...

Short-Term Spreads Inverted — Is This a Concern for 2019?

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The yield curve has inverted in the two- to five-year range. In market terms, this means that a U.S. treasury maturing in five years yields less...

Global growth is out of sync. Now what?

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In six weeks, the S&P 500 returned all investors’ gains in 2018. These market losses have prompted investors to reminisce on the previous 18 months of “goldilocks”...

Price inflation temporarily cools

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The consumer price index rose an expected 0.2% (excluding food and energy) in the month of October with year-over-year growth moving lower...

Market volatility causes investor anxiety

by: ; Robert Serenbetz;

Investors are experiencing a rough bout with volatility as the VIX index, Wall Street’s fear gauge, hit a level of...

Bond yields are up, stocks down, so what’s next

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Strong economic data and positive geopolitical developments have pushed bond yields higher...