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Earnings Season Update: January 18, 2019

January 18, 2019

To date, 11% of the companies in the S&P 500 have reported actual results for Q4 2018

By John Butters  |  Companies and Earnings

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January 8, 2019

5 U.S. Economic Charts to Watch in 2019

Concerns about global economic growth, particularly in China, are driving renewed volatility in the equity markets. What U.S....

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Market and Economics

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December 17, 2018

The Revenge of Traditional Investment Research and the Persistence of Financial Anomalies

hether these return patterns reflect reward for bearing risk or whether they are reliable sources of true alpha, they have...

By John Guerard  |  Market and Economics

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November 28, 2018

Global Economic Forecast: Q4 2018 and Beyond

Sara Potter examines the performance of the global economy so far this year and presents projections for the rest of 2018 and...

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Market and Economics

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October 31, 2018

The End of LIBOR Is Nigh

The shortcomings of LIBOR were not initially apparent, however, throughout its lifetime, they have arisen.

By Tom P. Davis, PhD, CFA  |  Market and Economics

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September 25, 2018

Indicators Point to Fed Rate Hike Ahead of September Meeting

We have seen seven increases in the fed funds rate since December 2015, bringing the target rate range to 1.75-2.0%.

By Shreya A. Mehta  |  Market and Economics

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September 19, 2018

August Retail Sales Disappoint, but Overall Trends Look Strong

With school starting in August or early September across the U.S., how did back-to-school shopping contribute to the August...

By Sara B. Potter, CFA  |  Market and Economics

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