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CONTENT WITH Market Commentary
With Congress unlikely to pass any further stimulus this year, what can investors expect from the Fed?
With unemployment still high, businesses struggling, and concerns about a COVID-19 winter wave on the rise, the Federal Reserve adjusted its approach to interest rates and inflation. What does it mean for the economy and investors?
How do the tax plans of the two main candidates compare—and what, if anything, should investors do to prepare?
How to decipher the Fed’s quarterly “dot-plot” chart.
Why investors should focus on their financial plans in the run-up to the 2020 election.
What does a “correction” mean, what’s likely to happen next and what can investors do now?
Since the early-September all-time market high, a rotation from the prior leaders to more classically-cyclical sectors has been underway; but macro support is not fully evident.
Investors are facing powerful headwinds—from the pandemic to election concerns to social unrest. So how do we calm our anxieties, stay focused, and make sound decisions for our portfolios and finances?
Fed maintained rates at near-zero, while also updating its summary of economic projections; now expecting a shallower economic contraction, but a slower recovery thereafter.
Heading into the fourth quarter, there are both encouraging signs and cause for caution.
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