US economy, equities
Currency movements based onbrexit's outcome.
For the first time in 20 years, markets will have to survive without support from central banks.
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.
Market participants remain focused on downside risks, leading pessimism, rather than optimism, to permeate the investment landscape
WHILE MOST CORPORATIONS’ 10-K FILINGS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL LATE FEBRUARY, WE ANALYZED PRELIMINARY DATA ON PENSION PLANS THAT HAVE FISCAL YEAR ENDS BETWEEN JUNE 30, 2018 AND OCTOBER 31, 2018.
As of last week, the partial government shutdown is officially the longest shutdown on record.
Transient market volatility has the potential to be thrilling
Political uncertainty has led to low expectations that policy initiatives would see much progress before year-end.