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November 22 2019
Markets/Economy . International/Global .
Video Slower growth ahead Deborah Cunningham
November 22 2019

What can investors expect in 2020? CIO Deborah Cunningham explains her economic outlook.

November 26 2019
Politics . Equity .
Article Doesn't anyone want to talk about impeachment?? Linda Duessel
November 15 2019

Not where Linda Duessel goes, including this week's audience in Vancouver.

November 26 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Meet Me in St. Louis? Philip Orlando
November 12 2019

It doesn't matter where Presidents Trump and Xi meet as long as they do before Dec. 15.

October 24 2019
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Infographic Graveyard of geopolitical risks October 16 2019

Halloween will bring together many global events that may haunt the U.S. economy.

October 28 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Progress with China drives stocks higher Philip Orlando
October 11 2019

If a trade deal emerges, leading to expectations for GDP and corporate-profit growth, look for a year-end rally.

October 10 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'An innocent person who wanted nothing more out of life than to love ...' Linda Duessel
October 10 2019

Trade continues to drive the market as the seasonal tailwinds begin to blow.

October 10 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The market is wise Linda Duessel
September 27 2019

Impeachment talk and other geopolitical tensions aren't yet weighing down investors.

October 11 2019
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Article Impeachment saga: Smoking gun or nothingburger? Philip Orlando
September 27 2019

The chances of Trump being removed from office are negligible.

August 29 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article Free college comes at a price Philip Orlando
August 29 2019

Politicized proposals calling for it don't make the grade.

August 7 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article Is 'Medicare for All' a panacea? Philip Orlando
August 16 2019

Some argue a more moderate, incremental approach to fixing health care is better.

August 7 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article Is Social Security a ticking time bomb? Philip Orlando
August 7 2019

Solutions for avoiding insolvency involve shared sacrifice and political compromise.

August 14 2019
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Article Myths and other sea monsters on the slow boat to China Stephen Auth
August 6 2019

If one does the math, it's difficult to see how U.S. consumers will be hurt by new tariffs on China. It's easier to see how China, with its response, may end up hurting itself.

July 29 2019
Politics . Equity .
Article Lots and lots and lots and lots and lots of popcorn Linda Duessel
July 30 2019

As Democratic hopefuls get set for round two, Linda explores how the election season may shape up and potentially impact stocks.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article I'm going to need more popcorn Linda Duessel
June 28 2019

The election season is adding to uncertainties, but that's not such a bad thing.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . International/Global .
Article Taking some equity chips off the table Philip Orlando
June 28 2019

Federated takes advantage of strong June, pares equity overweight in stock-bond model amid uncertainties.

July 15 2019
Politics . Fiscal Policy .
Article Election Special: Democrats take center stage Philip Orlando
June 25 2019

A long list of Democratic presidential hopefuls will be debating the next 2 nights.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article Revisit immigration reform Philip Orlando
June 10 2019

Major changes must be made to address the decreasing birth and fertility rate in the U.S.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article The slow boat to China develops a leak Stephen Auth
May 31 2019

Using tariffs to address a non-trade issue with Mexico creates a destabilizing undertow.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article Geopolitical risks abound Philip Orlando
May 31 2019

But we reject the pervading pessimistic view about the U.S. economy.

July 15 2019
Politics . Fiscal Policy .
Article I'm loading up on the popcorn! Linda Duessel
May 29 2019

The coming Democratic debates kick off what promises to be a very interesting 2020 presidential election season.

July 15 2019
Politics . International/Global .
Article Will populism remain popular? Linda Duessel
May 22 2019

This week's European Parliament elections could provide guidance on the question.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article He said, Xi said Philip Orlando
May 10 2019

U.S.-China trade negotiations have gotten testy, but a resolution likely will be reached, calming market angst.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article Take a breath Steven Chiavarone
May 10 2019

We still expect an eventual trade deal and view interim market messiness as an opportunity.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article 'Medicare-for-All' uncertainty creates opportunity Martin Jarzebowski
April 2 2019

Single-payer buzz is hurting managed-care stocks. That's good for value investors.

August 26 2019
Equity . Fiscal Policy .
Article Fiscal policy silly season Philip Orlando
February 21 2019

Democratic tax proposals might hurt everyone if they pull the U.S. into recession.

July 15 2019
International/Global . Markets/Economy .
Article European hotspots Thomas Banks
February 13 2019

A look at economic and political stress in Britain, Italy and ... well ... really the entire EU.

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