Posts tagged ‘macroeconomic’

Pounding the Economic Drum: Yellen Addresses Market Volatility Concerns



Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairwoman Janet Yellen is in a tough spot. Markets are pounding the drums with a gloomy message of economic catastrophe on what seems like a daily basis. “Risk off,” the markets say; still the U.S. economy—driven by domestic demand—continues on in the face of higher…

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Navigating Macro Headwinds While Searching for Yield – A Capital Structure Approach



You walk into work one morning, fill up your coffee cup, turn on your computer, and click over to your favorite news site. In an instant, you see there’s rioting in the streets of Istanbul. Argentina’s currency is in a freefall. The Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates unexpectedly, while…

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