As expected, the FOMC voted to maintain the federal funds rate at a range of 1.00% to 1.25% at the November meeting, citing “realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation” as the driving forces behind today's decision.
Seeking income in a low rate environment has seen investors search for yield in riskier assets. While the risk associated with higher yielding investments can’t be eliminated, we look at three ways in which that risk can be reduced.
Updated each quarter, this piece explores key themes from our Guide to the Markets, providing timely economic and investment insights.
This paper addresses that the composition of the Fed will be different in 2018 and will likely be moving in a more hawkish direction.
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last quarter.
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
Like summers, economic expansions do not last forever. The US recovery is now the second longest on record. There is nothing to suggest it will end in the near future, so the broad prognosis for risk assets remains good. But we know that—like weather fore
Vincent Juvyns and Alex Dryden discuss economic growth in the eurozone and the potential impacts of the slowdown in China and other emerging markets.
Monthly Market Review - August
This paper examines the recovery progress seen in European markets since the start of 2015.