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May 17 2019
Politics International/Global
Article Will populism remain popular? May 22 2019

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

May 17 2019
Markets/Economy Politics
Article He said, Xi said May 10 2019

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

May 10 2019
Markets/Economy Politics
Article Take a breath May 10 2019

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

April 2 2019
Equity Politics
Article 'Medicare-for-All' uncertainty creates opportunity April 2 2019

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

March 15 2019
Equity Fiscal Policy
Article Fiscal policy silly season February 21 2019

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

March 15 2019
International/Global Markets/Economy
Article European hotspots February 13 2019

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

January 9 2019
Equity Markets/Economy
Article The bulls hit the trifecta December 3 2018

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

January 9 2019
Equity Politics
Article As long as neither storms out, we're good November 29 2018

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

January 9 2019
Equity Interest Rates
Article Powell does his part; now it's up to Trump and Xi November 28 2018

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

December 6 2018
Equity Politics
Article Immigration reform needed to sustain economic growth November 21 2018

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

December 6 2018
Equity Politics
Article Crude oil pendulum swings to extremes November 16 2018

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

December 6 2018
Equity Politics
Article I'm told Buenos Aires is beautiful this time of year 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.

March 22 2019
Equity Politics
Video 'Blue Wave' may be just a ripple November 12 2018

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

December 6 2018
Equity Politics
Article Amen! The midterm election is over and we can get to work November 9 2018

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

December 6 2018
Equity Politics
Article Is gridlock good? November 9 2018

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

December 6 2018
Equity Politics
Article Midterm redux: Partial 'Goldilocks' outcome, though Fed and China still loom November 7 2018

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

December 6 2018
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.

March 22 2019
Equity Politics
Video Election Watch: What the 'Blue Wave' means for fiscal policy 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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