Fed delivers super-sized 0.75% interest rate hike in effort to cool inflation
June 15, 2022
Signaling just how seriously the Federal Reserve regards its mandate to maintain stable prices, central bankers today agreed to raise the Fed’s benchmark interest rate 0.75% – the biggest single increase since 1994.
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40-year high in CPI supports the Fed’s aggressive rate hike path
June 10, 2022
Stocks were down Friday after a highly anticipated inflation report released today indicated prices are rising at a faster-than-expected rate – pushing consumer sentiment to record lows. Learn how this may impact the economy, markets and investors in this situation analysis from our investment strategists.
Understanding potential tax law changes
May 3, 2022
After legislation designed to drastically alter the tax code failed to pass Congress in 2021, new tax proposals – impacting individuals and business owners – developed by the Biden administration as part of its proposed 2023 budget are now under consideration by lawmakers in the House and Senate.
Major market indices post negative returns to start the year
April 28, 2022
Six major market indices – representing stocks, bonds and real assets – all posted negative returns through March 2022. Our chief investment officer, Eric Freedman, examines the reasons for this and discusses investing strategies informed by today’s unique market environment.
6.23.22 | CNBC | Article
Dow rallies 800 points on Friday to cap big comeback week for stocks
“On balance, sentiment is mixed,” said Terry Sandven, chief equity strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management. “Elevated inflation, particularly higher food and energy costs, are among headwinds widely expected to crimp discretionary spending in the near-term.”
6.13.22 | REUTERS | Article
S&P 500 confirms bear market as recession worry grows
"This is a market that does not look like it is capitulating as much as it is frustrated," said Rob Haworth, senior investment strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management in Seattle.
6.9.22 | YAHOO! FINANCE | Video
Inflation: ‘The stagflation question is now on the table,’ portfolio manager says
Guild CEO Sean Bonner and U.S. Bank Wealth Management global investment strategist Tom Hainlin join Yahoo Finance Live to weigh in on how the upcoming CPI data is impacting markets.