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Consumer spending Markets/Economy
Infographic Holiday shopping outlook is bright

An anticipated surge in retail sales and seasonal hiring look to boost spirits and the economy.

Infographic M&As' frenzied pace

A trifecta of rising share prices, strong balance sheets and tax reform spurs U.S. companies to make deals, deals, deals.

Equity Growth
White Paper The case for small-cap growth is solid

A favorable economic climate, the rise of new technologies and historical performance relative to large-cap stocks suggest it could be small-caps' time to shine.

Markets/Economy United States
Infographic Gushing to new heights

U.S. fossil fuel production is expected to reach record levels in 2018.

Fixed Income Retirement
Video A strong case for ultra-short bonds

Senior Portfolio Manager Randy Bauer outlines how the limited interest rate risk and low volatility of ultra-short bonds can support investors, especially during periods of rising interest rates.

Equity Growth
Article Buy on weakness

We view the recent market moves as a technical capitulation rather than a deterioration of solid fundamentals.

Equity Markets/Economy
Article The running of the bears

The Fed, China and earnings appear set to break the bulls' way, but the bears should still have their moments in coming months.

Equity
Video Bullish thesis still intact

Chief Investment Officer of Equities Steve Auth outlines the reasons why he's sticking to his call of 3,100 on the S&P by year-end and 3,400 or higher in 2019.

Fixed Income International/Global
Article Inching closer to neutral

Federated seeks to lessen potential fixed-income volatility amid rising rates, midterm election uncertainty and a Fed that's trying to stick the landing.

Equity Markets/Economy
Article Patience is a virtue

Uncertainty over the trade war back-and-forth may create some resistance but the longer-term view still looks solid.

Equity Portfolio Stability
Video The long cycle

CIO for Global Equities Steve Auth explains why he believes the market will continue to expand.

Markets/Economy
Infographic IPO activity on the rise

2017 saw a solid increase in initial public offerings with expectations strong for 2018.

Consumer spending
Infographic Billion dollar ball game

The play-by-play on corporate spending for the 2017 game.

Fixed Income
Article Deja vu all over again

There are many parallels between the markets and economy today and in 2015-16. For those fearing recession, that's a good thing.

Fixed Income Interest rates
Article Fed stays put

The FOMC left policy rates and most language of its policy statement unchanged.

Active Management Portfolio Stability
Article 3 Questions: Federated MDT

A quantitative approach that seeks to eliminate behavioral influences is at the heart of this diversified stock-selection strategy.

Consumer spending
Infographic Ready, set...spend!

Students may not be thrilled but retailers love the back-to-school season.

Equity Growth
White Paper The long-standing case for a high and growing dividend equity strategy

With volatility returning to the market, it's worth taking a look how a strategy that focuses on high-dividend and dividend-growing stocks can offer the potential to reduce portfolio risk while also pursuing competitive performance for the diversified investor with a long-term time horizon.

Equity Global Diversification
Article It's on

As the U.S. and China exchange tariff punches, the global economy and investors await the outcome.

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