Return of the Business Cycle

The term “new normal” was coined during the rubble of the 2008-2009 great financial crisis to imply that normal business cycles were a thing of the past. Today, the business cycle is back in full force and “new normal” is a thing of the past.

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2017 Wrap Up

In this holiday abbreviated version of Market Monthly we’ll recap some key themes and trends we’ve discussed throughout the year and begin setting the stage for 2018.

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What to Expect Under a Powell Fed

Wednesday’s status quo Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting was overshadowed by Thursday’s anticipated nomination of a new Fed chair. On Thursday afternoon President Trump nominated Jerome (Jay) Powell to lead the Federal Reserve beginning in 2018.

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