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Paradoxically, Lower Interest Rates Are a Negative for Banks

August 20, 2019

Normally, investors view declining rates as a positive for banks. In today’s low rate environment, a reduction in rates is more...

By Sean Ryan  |  Companies and Markets

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August 20, 2019

Paradoxically, Lower Interest Rates Are a Negative for Banks

Normally, investors view declining rates as a positive for banks. In today’s low rate environment, a reduction in rates is more...

By Sean Ryan  |  Companies and Markets

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August 14, 2019

4 Alternative Data Takeaways From FactSet's Experts

Here, we’ve assembled several key takeaways that speak to the ongoing evolution of alternative data analysis, hiring, and...

By FactSet Insight  |  Data Science and Technology

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August 13, 2019

SEC Liquidity Bucketing: Provisional, Verified, and Final

The liquidity classification requirements under the SEC Liquidity Rule have been a moving target since the SEC first proposed the...

By Nels Ylitalo  |  Regulations

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August 12, 2019

More Than 40% Increase in S&P 500 Companies Citing 'Tariffs' on Earnings Calls in Q2 vs. Q1

During each corporate earnings season, it is not unusual for companies to comment on subjects that had an impact on their...

By John Butters  |  Companies and Earnings

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August 9, 2019

Earnings Season Update: August 9, 2019

To date, 90% of the companies in the S&P 500 have reported actual results for Q2 2019. In terms of earnings, the percentage of...

By John Butters  |  Companies and Earnings

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August 8, 2019

How Important Is an Industrial Activity Slowdown to Overall Economic Growth?

While the latest industrial production, rail traffic, and PMI data are all giving us negative signals, what does this mean for...

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Economics

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