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What Keeps Us Up at Night?

by: ; Robert Serenbetz

Our 2019 outlook is holding up well so far this year. The S&P 500 is up 16% over December lows. The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) has signaled it will slow – or even stop...

The Fed & market volatility

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On December 19, the US Federal Reserve raised rates by 25bps, setting a new fed funds rate target of 2.25% to 2.50%. Economic projections for 2019 were revised down...

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...