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July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article I'm going to need more popcorn Linda Duessel
June 28 2019

The election season is adding to uncertainties, but that's not such a bad thing.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . International/Global .
Article Taking some equity chips off the table Philip Orlando
June 28 2019

Federated takes advantage of strong June, pares equity overweight in stock-bond model amid uncertainties.

July 15 2019
Politics . Fiscal Policy .
Article Election Special: Democrats take center stage Philip Orlando
June 25 2019

A long list of Democratic presidential hopefuls will be debating the next 2 nights.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article Revisit immigration reform Philip Orlando
June 10 2019

Major changes must be made to address the decreasing birth and fertility rate in the U.S.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article The slow boat to China develops a leak Stephen Auth
May 31 2019

Using tariffs to address a non-trade issue with Mexico creates a destabilizing undertow.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article Geopolitical risks abound Philip Orlando
May 31 2019

But we reject the pervading pessimistic view about the U.S. economy.

July 15 2019
Politics . Fiscal Policy .
Article I'm loading up on the popcorn! Linda Duessel
May 29 2019

The coming Democratic debates kick off what promises to be a very interesting 2020 presidential election season.

July 15 2019
Politics . International/Global .
Article Will populism remain popular? Linda Duessel
May 22 2019

This week's European Parliament elections could provide guidance on the question.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article He said, Xi said Philip Orlando
May 10 2019

U.S.-China trade negotiations have gotten testy, but a resolution likely will be reached, calming market angst.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article Take a breath Steven Chiavarone
May 10 2019

We still expect an eventual trade deal and view interim market messiness as an opportunity.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article 'Medicare-for-All' uncertainty creates opportunity Martin Jarzebowski
April 2 2019

Single-payer buzz is hurting managed-care stocks. That's good for value investors.

July 15 2019
Equity . Fiscal Policy .
Article Fiscal policy silly season Philip Orlando
February 21 2019

Democratic tax proposals might hurt everyone if they pull the U.S. into recession.

July 15 2019
International/Global . Markets/Economy .
Article European hotspots Thomas Banks
February 13 2019

A look at economic and political stress in Britain, Italy and ... well ... really the entire EU.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The bulls hit the trifecta Stephen Auth
December 3 2018

Fed, Trump-Xi and OPEC line up for a potentially bullish finish to the year.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article As long as neither storms out, we're good Linda Duessel
November 29 2018

If Trump and Xi just kick the can down the road, the markets should be fine with that.

July 15 2019
Equity . Interest Rates .
Article Powell does his part; now it's up to Trump and Xi Philip Orlando
November 28 2018

Fed chair signals that policymakers will go slowly on further rate increases.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article Immigration reform needed to sustain economic growth Philip Orlando
November 21 2018

Immigration reform should be a "common-ground" item for our political parties.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article Crude oil pendulum swings to extremes Philip Orlando
November 16 2018

We expect OPEC will reverse its recent increase in production at its meeting in December.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article I'm told Buenos Aires is beautiful this time of year Linda Duessel
November 15 2018

That's where Presidents Trump and Xi are scheduled to meet, and what happens there may well determine what happens here with the market.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Video 'Blue Wave' may be just a ripple Philip Orlando
November 12 2018

Chief Equity Strategist Phil Orlando outlines three important swing factors that could help decide the outcome of the midterm elections.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article Is gridlock good? Philip Orlando
November 9 2018

A split Congress might find common ground on several key issues.

May 29 2019
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Article A quick take on the midterms: Gridlock November 7 2018

Federated's trio of CIOs thinks a split Congress won't undo Trumponomics but won't build on it, either.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article Amen! The midterm election is over and we can get to work Linda Duessel
November 3 2018

Gridlock? If history is a guide, the stock market will be fine with that.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article Midterm redux: Partial 'Goldilocks' outcome, though Fed and China still loom Stephen Auth
November 1 2018

Results provide three good reasons why we think investors should remain bullish on stocks.

July 15 2019
Equity . Politics .
Video Election Watch: What the 'Blue Wave' means for fiscal policy Philip Orlando
October 22 2018

Chief Equity Market Strategist Phil Orlando discusses what impact the 2018 elections may have on the markets and identifies two important swing factors investors should watch for in the midterms.

December 6 2018
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Infographic Midterm elections could be bullish for stocks October 19 2018

Political outcomes aside, markets historically have rallied strongly once the elections end.

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