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Fed Rate Hike Expectations Tumble on Italy Concerns

Three months after Italy’s election, political uncertainty has led to heightened concern that Italy’s populist coalition may try to pull Italy out of the European Union (a trade union) and the Eurozone (the euro currency union). The possibility that Italy could leave...

Market Update | May 30, 2018

Macro View Daily Insights Latest salvo in trade spat highlights ongoing risk.China urged the U.S. to keep its word after President Trump’s latest move to stick with the proposed $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s recent...

Weekly Update 5/25/2018 – U.S. – Foreign Relations in Focus

US: S&P 500 Index +0.3%, Dow +0.2%, Nasdaq +1.1% Europe: STOXX Europe 600 -0.9%, German DAX -1.1%, France CAC 40 -1.3%, U.K. FTSE 100 -0.8% Asia: Japan Nikkei -2.1%, China Shanghai Composite -1.6%, Korea KOSPI  +0.0% Rates/Commodities:...

Open House (of Charts)

Wonder how much you’d need to invest in Treasuries to generate $100,000 in annual income? Or how stocks have performed historically in the months leading up to midterm elections (which 2018 is)? How about a snapshot of what it means to invest sustainably? If you’re...

Market Update | May 25, 2018

Macro View Daily Insights WTI crude oil below $70/barrel on supply concerns.U.S. benchmark crude prices were down nearly 3% this morning as traders digested reports that OPEC, Russia, and others are in discussions to potentially increase production by up to 1 million...