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Market Commentary

Timely takes on markets and the economy.
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Timely takes on markets and the economy.

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As we move into the summer, the pace of economic growth remains robust.
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We’re upgrading our Energy sector rating to “outperform.” Here’s why we think Energy may take off.
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Although we expect higher prices over the next few years, a return to that level of inflation is unlikely.

Market Snapshot

Liz Ann Sonders shares her perspective on the U.S. stock market and economy in this monthly Market Snapshot video.
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Special purpose acquisition companies—also known as blank-check companies—have gained immense popularity since the beginning of 2020.
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The shortage of supplies indicates risk of economic weakness coupled with rising prices.
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The pace of inflation—from below 2% to greater than 4%—has a big impact on the performance of various asset classes.
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The stock market has been generally cheering strong economic data; but history shows that boom economic conditions may already be largely priced in.
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Although it’s not clear what final legislation could look like, there are possible ways to mitigate any potential tax impact.
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President Biden has proposed a higher top individual tax rate and changes to the capital gains tax. Both are a long way from becoming law.

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