This bulletin recaps the second quarter earnings season and discusses the outlook for earnings for the rest of 2016.
This shutdown closed about a quarter of federal offices, and nine agencies have begun to implement contingency plans as the timing of any resolution remains uncertain.
While increased volatility may be on the horizon, strong earnings growth will prevent minor pullbacks from becoming more severe and will support a continued rise in U.S. equity markets in the face of rising rates.
1Q18 earnings update: A tailwind from taxes
Now is an opportune time for investors to reassess whether passive bond investing can deliver on their fixed income allocation objectives.
Explore this month’s report where we see the highest funded status level achieved since December 2012.
The financial crisis left many pension plans – both public and private – in an uncomfortable situation.
November marked the 10 year anniversary of the widest corporate bond spreads on record.
This month marks the largest monthly funded status decrease since January 2016.
The U.S. economy should slow but not stall in 2019 due to fading fiscal stimulus, higher interest rates and a lack of workers. Even as unemployment falls further, inflation should be relatively contained.