Pushing Through

The S&P 500 nearly lost 10% between September 20th and October 29th. At its worst moment, year-to-date gains flipped from being positive to being negative.

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Real Growth

Now, the US economy is being described as having the best of many worlds. Real growth has gained altitude while inflationary trends are fairly stable.

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The Italian Job

Italian bond yields rose swiftly to multi-year new highs when the Italian president refused to swear in a trained economist and Eurosceptic as Italy’s next finance minister.

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Taking the Pulse

In a deliberate attempt to get ahead of the inflationary curve, the US central bank and fixed-income market participants are causing US interest rates to rise.

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Trade Games

The growing trade deficit of the US has come under increased scrutiny as of late. Notably, the trade deficit now runs around $653 billion annually and continues to grow.

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