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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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Views from the CIO: Rate Hike or No Rate Hike, Fed Tightening Already Underway

In a recent meeting, our financial analyst and U.S. portfolio manager, Joel Fortney, had a lot of controversial insights to a Federal Reserve (Fed) rate-hike cycle question. I thought it was worth sharing these insights in a blog post to our readers. Although the Fed has not started raising rates…

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