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2016 Economic Outlook – The Put and the Pendulum



There is a famous pendulum Principia (no relation to The Principal) that provides valuable insight as we take our annual look toward what the New Year holds for the global economy. The forces that drive the pendulum are defined and predictable. Yet, the forces driving economic “pendulums” are…

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Pulse Check: Is the Economy Ready for a Fed Rate Hike?



After seven years holding Fed Funds close to zero, the Federal Reserve (Fed) is set to raise rates next week. With so much consternation over events of the past year, the market hasn’t really focused yet on what’s on the horizon for markets in the New Year and beyond. Before laying out my…

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