Financial News for the Week of June 28, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK A light week on economic data was filled with Fed speeches and a trickle of news flow on the upcoming meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi. We do not expect to see a major breakthrough this weekend, but rather an agreement to continue talking (forestalling at
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Financial News for the Week of June 21, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK The biggest event this week was the Fed’s pivot away from patience. It is now poised to act in the event of a further deterioration in the outlook. This cheered markets, with stocks and bonds rallying. The Fed’s dot plot also showed that the majority of FOMC mem
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Financial News for the Week of June 14, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK A potential trade war between U.S. and Mexico was averted, but global trade uncertainty remains. Despite markets pricing in rate cuts, domestic indicators suggest that the U.S. economy is on decent footing. Inflation remains stubbornly low, however. The Fed rate
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Financial News for the Week of June 7, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Trade tensions continued to dominate economic headlines, with U.S.-Mexico taking center stage. It remains unclear if a deal can be reached by Monday. The US-China spat also resurfaced, with signs that it is spreading beyond goods trade. Fed Chair Powell noted th
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