The economic backdrop in 2019 has been characterized by weakness in manufacturing being offset by the resilience of services and health of the consumer.
This weekly update provides a snapshot of changes in the economy and markets and their implications for investors.
We emerged with a cautious near-term view from our latest quarterly strategy meeting in early September. In our base case scenario, the global economy is expected to narrowly avoid recession and continue to grow, albeit much more slowly.
The U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) has called a halt to the balance sheet reduction program earlier, and at a higher terminal level, than investors first anticipated.
This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, addresses the Federal Open Market Committee meeting announcement on September 17.
Plan sponsors can put these five steps in place to help participants successfully navigate the path to retirement security.
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Reaching for yield, which we define as buying bonds with wider spreads after controlling for sector and rating impacts, is a topic that frequently arises in the life insurance industry.
This bulletin, written by Dr. David Kelly, examines the impact of weak Chinese markets on the U.S. economy in early 2016.
At its July meeting, the U.S Federal Reserve (the Fed) cut rates for the first time since December 2008.