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Weekly Market Commentary

FEBRUARY 2020

WEEKLY MARKET COMMENTARY

Risk Revival: Coronavirus, U.S. GDP, yield curve inversion

Risk assets were off to a strong start in 2020, but that abruptly reversed the last week of January. Read more.

  • February 10, 2020

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2020 outlook: What could possibly go wrong?

Investors are now asking what, if anything, will derail markets from moving higher. Will a reversal in 2020 mean we’re back to the races?

  • January 21, 2020

October 2019

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Recession risk and strategic asset allocation

It is important for investors to focus on long-term strategic asset allocation in the face of short-term economic headwinds.

  • Keith Lamoutte
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  • October 28, 2019

August 2019

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Inverted yield curves: What the headlines miss

Recent investor headlines have focused heavily on the inversion of the U.S. yield curve. What’s the real story for investors?

  • Keith Lamoutte
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  • August 26, 2019

July 2019

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2019 mid-year market outlook update: Investors on edge

U.S. economic slowdown occurred as tax policy benefits diminished; slumping exports and lower emerging markets investment contributed, too.

  • July 22, 2019

June 2019

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Federal Reserve holds, signals possible cut(s) at June meeting

At June’s FOMC meeting the Federal Reserve left the target federal funds range unchanged, but signaled possible rate cuts in coming months.

  • June 24, 2019

May 2019

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As markets tremble, what can investors do to protect their portfolios?

What can investors with a long-term time horizon do to protect their portfolios from the next financial storm?

  • May 27, 2019

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Rising market volatility on the heels of U.S.-China trade tensions

Market volatility has spiked amid U.S.-China trade relations. Could we see some weakness in U.S. supply chains that rely on Chinese imports?

  • May 20, 2019

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Economic indicators and markets send mixed signals

Recent economic indicators and market activity are sending mixed signals. How should investors reconcile this information?

  • May 13, 2019

April 2019

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The tale of two: Market rebound and slowing economic growth

The market rebound continued through March, but relied on the ability of central banks to contain risks of slowing global growth.

  • April 08, 2019

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Happy birthday bull market: What does this mean for your portfolio?

We recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the S&P 500 ascending from its low in March 2009. What does this mean for investors?

  • April 01, 2019

March 2019

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How investors can avoid an overlooked pitfall of investment management

When allocating capital to managers within your investment portfolio, the question is not what to do if your manager underperforms but when.

  • March 11, 2019

February 2019

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Fed ends rate hike campaign

Federal Reserve officials left the federal funds rate unchanged at their January meeting to a range of 2.25 to 2.50 percent.

  • February 04, 2019

January 2019

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2019 market outlook: Growth remains, but on less stable footing

The sideways global economic growth trend is likely to continue, however our expectations are that this occurs on less stable footing.

  • January 21, 2019

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Turbulent economic start to 2019

The relatively flat yield curve is consistent with a downshift in the global economic outlook against tightening financial conditions.

  • January 14, 2019

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