Chief Economist Eugenio J. Alemán discusses current economic conditions.
CIO Larry Adam outlines the positive events that are outweighing negative developments and looks at dynamics to focus on in the week ahead.
When markets react, consider a broader historical perspective before changing your financial course.
Regulators' prompt response and the creation of a new lending facility should limit broader market fallout from recent bank failures, notes Chief Investment Officer Larry Adam.
Review the latest portfolio strategy commentary from Mike Gibbs, managing director of Equity Portfolio and Technical Strategy.
Recently, many market commentators have been preaching the message that fixed income investors should stick to a low duration strategy.
Review the latest Weekly Headings by CIO Larry Adam.
Markets this month were unable to build upon January's momentum following speculation that the central bank will continue with interest rate hikes.
Drew O’Neil discusses fixed income market conditions and offers insight for bond investors.
Doug Drabik discusses fixed income market conditions and offers insight for bond investors.
Changes for investors include RMD age increases, higher catch-up contribution limits and a new 529 transferal option.
2022 was a banner year, and not in a good way.
Investors may be able to lock in higher yield levels notes Doug Drabik, Managing Director, Fixed Income Research and Nick Goetze, Managing Director, Fixed Income Solutions.
Market volatility and the Federal Reserve's efforts to reduce inflation will continue to garner attention.
Chief Economist Eugenio Alemán and Economist Giampiero Fuentes examine the factors which will contribute to the U.S. economy's path forward in 2023.
The U.S. economy continually showed its resiliency through a challenging year.
Washington Policy Analyst Ed Mills outlines key components of the new legislation.
The latest adjustment snaps a four-month run of 75 bps interest rate increases by the Fed.
Many have been asking this question since earlier this year, a question that has no easy answer. As economists – us included – continue to forecast the most ‘telegraphed’ recession in history, it is important to point to those things that make this economic cycle very different from past economic cycles.
While economists have been lowering their employment forecast month over month over month, the U.S. labor market has continued to disappoint those forecasts and has remained relatively strong as well as relatively stable, with jobs growing at an average of 392,000 per month during 2022.
Better than expected inflationary data and corporate earnings reports helped boost S&P 500 to back-to-back rallies for first time since mid-2021.
As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all we are grateful for. From an investor’s perspective, this year’s bear market will certainly not make this list. But even though it has been a challenging year performance-wise, we still believe that investors have a cornucopia of economic and financial market blessings to count!
Although the economy is showing signs of slowing down, inflation has remained higher than expected.
The U.S. economy is weak, as GDP numbers in both the second quarter and the third quarter have shown. The fundamental reason why the U.S. economy grew 2.6% during the third quarter of the year was because Net Exports, which is exports of goods and services...