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Recent economic data paints one picture, but there’s a lot going on beneath the surface.
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The recovery is now over; a new global economic expansion has begun. The new economic cycle has seen stock market leadership pass from the U.S. to Europe.
U.S. foreign policy initiatives will take center stage at the upcoming G7 summit, but Congress will be busy at home working through a long list of policy decisions, including the president’s 2022 budget proposal.
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While it’s very early to say the rise in inflation has passed, there are signs that the fastest part of the rebound in inflation might soon be over.
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As we move into the summer, the pace of economic growth remains robust.
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The shortage of supplies indicates risk of economic weakness coupled with rising prices.
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In recent months, two investment themes have been rewarding investors with outperformance: defense sector companies and those participating in share buybacks.
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The specific set of conditions that have historically characterized the start of an investment bubble appear to be forming.
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Policymakers in major economies have pointed to 2023 as the date the stimulus payback may begin.
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Easy monetary policy and rising federal budget deficits could undermine confidence in the dollar, but its role as the dominant global currency looks secure.
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