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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 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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July 9, 2019

U.S. IPO Market: Uber Leads a Second Quarter Surge in Mega-IPOs

We saw a rebound in 2Q U.S. IPO activity, led by a surge in mega-IPOs from tech companies Uber, Pinterest, and Tradeweb Markets.

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Economics

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June 26, 2019

5 U.S. Economic Charts to Watch in H2 2019

As we come to the end of the first half of 2019, what data should we be watching in the second half of the year?

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Economics

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April 24, 2019

The Economics of Coal

Due to the availability of cheap alternative fuels, coal's dominance in U.S. electricity production is waning. But coal producers...

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Economics

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April 10, 2019

U.S. IPO Market: Lyft and Levi Strauss Were the Only Bright Spots in a Weak First Quarter

There were just 34 IPOs in the first quarter, the worst quarterly performance since Q1 2017. Lyft had the biggest market debut...

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Economics

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March 27, 2019

What Does a Slowdown in Chinese Demand Mean for Australia?

China is Australia's largest trading partner, accounting for nearly 30% of total trade in 2018.

By Alex Skotnicki  |  Economics

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