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Market Commentary

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

The pandemic has wrought havoc on the global system of trade. What does that mean for the markets and the holiday shopping season?
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Market volatility has picked up as labor shortages, supply bottlenecks, and rising inflation fears have narrowed the path forward. Here’s what we expect to see in the coming weeks.

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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Persistently going from one transitory source of inflation to the next may keep inflation elevated for longer than markets currently anticipate.
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Rather than waiting on the sidelines, consider short-term, fixed-rate corporate bonds.
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September’s end brought some key winning streaks to an end courtesy of elevated risks associated with myriad economic, inflation and policy related uncertainties.
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We’re upgrading the Staples sector, but only incrementally. Here’s why.
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U.S. stocks fell Tuesday on persistent concerns over the debt ceiling, along with a continued increase in Treasury yields.
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Japanese stocks have rebounded to 30-year highs and became the world’s best performers in September and the third quarter.
The stock market normally leads the economy, but what happens when the economy’s path isn’t clear?

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