INSIGHTS

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Money in Circulation

Money in Circulation

The magnitude of monetary stimulus in the economy has reignited the debate on inflation. Government debt markets are pricing in growing inflation expectations in the coming years.

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Time Bought

Time Bought

The pandemic of COVID-19 remains a relevant topic weighing on the concerns of public-safety and in financial economics. Improvements in the number of daily cases are being made in North America and Europe, but new cases are growing in many of the emerging market economies.

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Cash Made Available

Cash Made Available

US legislatures have passed multiple spending bills, which now exceed $3 trillion, since the start of the outbreak. The ability to get cash in the hands of Americans is crucial in times like this and it helps buy time when waiting for the next economic recovery.

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Cycles End and Cycles Begin

Cycles End and Cycles Begin

The unprecedented and long bull market in equities finally came to a close in the first quarter of 2020. Additionally, the long economic expansion in the US economy has come to an end. Not many would have thought that a biological condition would cause these scales to tip in world economies and financial markets.

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Market Volatility, Market Opportunity

Market Volatility, Market Opportunity

Financial markets remain in a state of unrest while businesses, policymakers, and investors continue to assess the real economic impact of COVID-19. The economic disruption caused by the virus could become even more significant if more events get...

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It’s in the Past, Look to the Future

It’s in the Past, Look to the Future

Things are beginning to improve relative to last year in the macro-economic backdrop that should help global growth going forward. However, an unexpected outbreak of a disease that started in China has now begun to trim earlier held estimates for...

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Risk Sentiments

Risk Sentiments

Last year produced compelling results for many investors. Global security market indexes of most types produced positive total returns in 2019. US markets offered leadership with double-digit total returns showing up in equities and high-quality...

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A Risk Divide

A Risk Divide

The preceding month saw further relative-strength in US large-cap equity performance. US small-caps spent most of last month in a downtrend, but were able to finally close out ahead by the end. Relative-performance of the last 52-weeks has shown...

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Watching the Global Tape

Watching the Global Tape

Global equities are holding firmly despite a cloud of softer activity overshadowing domestic and international economies. Security price changes represent investor expectations regarding future growth prospects. A discussion covering international...

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