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Market and Economic Insights

Ready for lift off (really)?

Ready for liftoff (really)?

The markets are anticipating a December rate hike. Find out what it may mean for investors.

November market update

Monetary easing in China and the eurozone may calm the global economy in the coming months.

November business cycle

See what Fed tightening meant for past markets and economies, and why it may be different now.

Q4 2015 market update

Get insight on what drove volatility and why more may be ahead in our comprehensive report.

The Markets and Economy

The inflation report

The latest consumer price index numbers may have investment implications for your portfolio.

Market check-in

Debt and low global growth are challenges; credit conditions and earnings are improving.

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Business Cycle Update

Global risks rise

Economic instability in China raises the risks of global deflation, but U.S. economy is solid.

Global reflation vs. deflation

The battle rages on between these two forces, which could spark increased volatility.

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