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Economist Perspective: Can the Fed Stoke Inflation?

Economist Perspective: Can the Fed Stoke Inflation?

Inflation Beyond Fed Control?

Energy Markets Are Watching U.S-China Trade Talks

Energy Markets Are Watching U.S-China Trade Talks

As U.S.-China trade talks continue, energy markets are looking for any signal that might add volatility to the crude markets.

Economist Perspective: Rates and Brexit Endgame

Economist Perspective: Rates and Brexit Endgame

Brexit Enters Crucial Final Phase.

Economist Perspective: Brexit Do-Over?

Economist Perspective: Brexit Do-Over?

As the Brexit deadline looms, the British Pound is caught in the middle.

Market Movers: U.S. Jobs Report

Market Movers: U.S. Jobs Report

Is a potential trade war resolution and consistent strong employment data enough to alter the Fed's dovish tone?

Economist Perspective - Fed's Shrinking Balance Sheet

Economist Perspective - Fed's Shrinking Balance Sheet

The Fed's plan to reduce its balance sheet is happening much sooner than planned.

Striking Options: Crude Remains Volatile and Markets React to Trade Talks

Striking Options: Crude Remains Volatile and Markets React to Trade Talks

Equity rally fades despite delay of tariff deadline. Has caution set in?

Economist Perspective: Tug of War

Economist Perspective: Tug of War

Bears and bulls are in a tug-of-war in the U.S. bond market.

Market Movers: Trade War Review

Market Movers: Trade War Review

Trade truce vs. Fed rhetoric

Economist Perspective: Stalemate Raises Risks

Economist Perspective: Stalemate Raises Risks

Underlying effects of U.S. government shutdowns