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Views from the CIO: Despite Fed Move on Interest Rates, No Bubble in Global Equity Markets



Through my years working in the financial industry, I’ve often been asked the question: “Is there a bubble in global equity markets?” I’ve been getting asked this question more frequently as equity markets hit all-time highs and investors are becoming increasingly concerned with volatility.…

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August Jobs Report – Will it be Enough?



The August jobs report showed another month of positive job growth, adding 173,000 jobs, but that number was below the 220,000 expected. The unemployment rate fell to 5.1% and the labor force participation rate remained at 62.6%. The question is whether or not this report will be enough for the…

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