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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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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.
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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.
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The risk of a “no deal” Brexit and the potential economic harm that accompanies it increased last week.
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Heading into the fourth quarter, there are both encouraging signs and cause for caution.
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Although certain high-frequency data haven’t improved markedly, the threat of the virus has started to recede.
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The Federal Reserve has changed its inflation policy. Here’s what it may mean for markets.
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The stock market rotation continues; while the latest data on the health of the labor market was mixed (brightened by strong productivity).
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Major tech-focused shares fell after helping drive the fastest stock market recovery in history.
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Natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, wildfires and drought can have a major financial impact on the areas in which they occur.
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We believe fixed income investments still have a place in a well-diversified portfolio.

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