Trade barriers, once constructed, are not easy to remove and their implementation is likely provide a slower backdrop for financial market performance.
Negative effects would occur in the context of an economy less energized by fiscal stimulus than was the case last year.
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US economy, equities
A close look at the Progressive Agenda, China���s deteriorating welcome mat in DC and US Tech IPOs
With last year���s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are to an extent, the volatility seen at the end of 2018 was driven by concerns around the potential for an earnings recession in 2019.
With last year���s stock market volatility continuing into the first week of 2019, it is clear that investors are anxious. This anxiety is not without merit: indeed, economic data over the last two weeks seem to suggest a material slowdown in growth.
Following two years of double-digit positive performance, emerging market (EM) equities have reversed course this year.
The month of October saw average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory workers rise by 3.2% from a year prior, the fastest rate of wage growth since April 2009. Many investors are concerned that if wage growth accelerates further, inflation wi
Assessing the impact and possible evolution of Fed policy