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Investment Insights: Mid-Week Podcast

Lead Investment Officer Ben Baier shares a mid-week market update and timely insights
from our team and global network of investment professionals across 72 countries.

Investment Insights: Seeking Justice

Stock markets struggled to find their footing today with the S&P 500 wavering between gains and losses before ending the day up 0.38%.
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Investment Insights: Takes Two to Tango

Financial markets fluctuated today as tensions flared between the U.S. and China and newly released economic data pointed to worse-than-expected consumer spending results. Read more >

Investment Insights: Always Darkest Before the Dawn

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Stock markets already seem to be basking in the early morning rays as the S&P heads back toward its 3,000 level, while other areas of the financial markets remain in a dark spot. Read More>

Investment Insights: A Causality Dilemma

The age-old question of “what came first, the chicken or the egg” poses a perplexing scenario. In the pandemic-stricken financial marketplace, a similarly confounding feedback loop can be found. Read More >

Investment Insights: Somewhere Along the Road

Stock markets continued their climb today, with the S&P 500 gaining 1.67% on further reopening optimism and resiliency in retail earnings. Read More>

Investment Insights: It’s My Economy and I Want It Now!

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More optimism percolated through financial markets today as stocks rose on higher hopes for a vaccine, the reopening of some businesses, and comments from the Fed. Read More >

Investment Insights: The Outbreak Breakdown

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There is no doubt that the COVID-19 outbreak has affected nearly every country around the world, but it has affected them in different ways. Read More>

Investment Insights: Idle Hands

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Stocks opened lower before climbing back into positive territory as investors digested the latest jobless claim numbers and other potential risks. Learn More>

Investment Insights: The King’s Speech

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell took the stand today with a speech that emphasized the pandemic’s threat to the U.S. economy.
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