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Global Economic Outlook: Touch And Go

The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for key markets in the month ahead.

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Investment Strategy Commentary: Market Pullback

Spurred by rate hike concerns, geopolitical tensions and more, markets saw a 10% correction intra-day today – find out how that impacts our outlook.

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Supply Side Problems Persist

“Supply chain” used to be a piece of business jargon that rarely made its way into normal conversations.

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Last Year's Saving Is This Year’s Spending

The flow of excess cash has returned to normal, but the stock is still quite elevated.

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In Like A Lion

The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for the Federal Reserve and the U.S. economy.

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Too Much Cash Is Not A Good Thing

Excess cash has accumulated in every corner of the economy.

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The BBB Breaks Down

A legislative impasse raises bigger questions about public finances.

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U.S. Labor Market Dashboard

Employment metrics support the Fed's change of course.

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The Fed Picks Up The Pace

The Fed has made a sharp pivot by accelerating the tapering of its asset purchases.

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Europe’s Central Banks Diverge

The BoE has started tightening. Will the ECB follow?

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Themes of 2021

The economics teams reflects on six themes that defined an extraordinary year.

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The Fed's Taper: Accelerando

High inflation and strong economic data may make the Fed hurry to conclude asset purchases.

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U.S. Economic Outlook, December 2021: There Arose Such A Clatter

The Northern Trust Economics team shares its outlook for the U.S. economy.

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Cooperation at COP26

The latest climate pledges are encouraging, but fulfilling them will be a challenge.

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Omicron's Emergence

The new variant will test our ability to live with COVID-19