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Monthly Economic Update: December 2019

The month in brief. The S&P 500 rose 3.4% in November and attained a series of record closes in the process. Earnings results helped stocks, as did intermittent signals that the first stage of a U.S.-China trade agreement might…

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Monthly Economic Update: August 2019

U.S. Economy Still Growing Despite Global Turmoil U.S.-China trade, currency dispute impacting other economies, financial markets Out of the ashes of the global financial crisis, the U.S. economy in July entered its longest-running expansion in history. Stocks managed to…

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Quarterly Economic Update: Q2 2019

June’s Improved Optimism on Trade Helps Buoy Risk Assets Despite Mixed Economic Signals Fed appears poised to cut rates for first time since 2008. The second quarter is done and dusted, but market participants and futures markets appear to…