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Markets/Economy
October 18 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'America's too stupid to be a country.' Linda Duessel
October 18 2019

In Nashville and Kansas meetings with bankers, impeachment and Syria never came up.

October 18 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article What a difference a year makes Philip Orlando
October 18 2019

Geopolitical and economic developments are turning positive and should drive stocks higher this year.

October 18 2019
Volatility . Markets/Economy .
Video Slower growth equals higher volatility Stephen DeNichilo
October 18 2019

What should investors expect from the IPO market in 2020?

October 17 2019
International/Global . Markets/Economy .
Article Don't pop the champagne cork just yet Peter Smith
October 17 2019

The devil's in the details of the yet-to-be-signed U.S.-China mini trade deal.

October 16 2019
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Infographic Graveyard of geopolitical risks October 16 2019

Halloween will bring together many global events that may spook the U.S. economy.

October 10 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'An innocent person who wanted nothing more out of life than to love ...' Linda Duessel
October 10 2019

Trade continues to drive the market as the seasonal tailwinds begin to blow.

October 18 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Podcast Growth investing in a low-growth environment: part 2 Steven Chiavarone
Stephen DeNichilo
October 9 2019

What are the hallmarks of an investable IPO?

October 18 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Podcast Growth investing in a low-growth environment Steven Chiavarone
Stephen DeNichilo
October 9 2019

How to identify opportunities in the growth space.

October 8 2019
Markets/Economy .
Infographic Workplace ghosting October 8 2019

Job-seekers are ghosting employers in one of the tightest labor markets in 50 years.

October 10 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'Extracurricular revenue' - a mood enhancer? I'm just saying Linda Duessel
October 4 2019

Sometimes, bad news is good news for the market.

October 4 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article September jobs report throws a lifeline to investors Philip Orlando
October 4 2019

After being rocked by poor manufacturing and service numbers, even a mixed report brings respite.

October 10 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The market is wise Linda Duessel
September 27 2019

Impeachment talk and other geopolitical tensions aren't yet weighing down investors.

October 11 2019
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Article Impeachment saga: Smoking gun or nothingburger? Philip Orlando
September 27 2019

The chances of Trump being removed from office are negligible.

October 3 2019
International/Global . Fixed Income .
Article The dollar: Heads I win, tails you lose John Sidawi
September 25 2019

The dollar has strengthened even as the Fed has cut rates.

October 10 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The next move up could be more revaluation than earnings story Stephen Auth
September 24 2019

Lower yields should make for higher multiples. It hasn't happened ... yet.

October 3 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article Coin flip for the Fed Philip Orlando
September 20 2019

The Fed itself isn't sure of policy in the rest of 2019.

September 18 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'Isn't that what you're supposed to do?' Linda Duessel
September 19 2019

Worries about oil shock are overblown as trade, Fed dominate market concerns.

September 13 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'Ain't no shame in a pushy broad' Linda Duessel
September 13 2019

There's been a violent shift from momentum to value. Will it continue?

September 13 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Recession fears fading Philip Orlando
September 13 2019

Probable Fed cuts and healthy consumers suggest the inverted yield curve is crying wolf.

September 6 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'Step away from the television' Linda Duessel
September 6 2019

Brainwashed investors think things are really bad. That may be good for stocks.

September 6 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Quirky August jobs report strikes again Philip Orlando
September 6 2019

Expect the soft August employment figures to be revised upward.

September 24 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The 'yin and yang' on the slow, rocky boat to China Stephen Auth
September 4 2019

For every action, there is a reaction, a dualism that should prove soothing for investors.

August 30 2019
Monetary Policy . Equity .
Article What is ELB? Linda Duessel
August 30 2019

As global market rates move closer to zero, policymakers confront what "effective lower bound'' is for the Fed's benchmark rate.

September 16 2019
Markets/Economy .
Video How would a recession affect emerging markets? Ihab Salib
August 29 2019

Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of International Fixed Income Ihab Salib discusses how emerging markets might fare, if a global recession materializes.

September 16 2019
International/Global . Markets/Economy .
Video The trade war's effect on global bonds Ihab Salib
August 29 2019

Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of International Fixed Income Ihab Salib offers insights on how trade tensions are affecting global bonds and what’s driving the strength of the dollar.

August 29 2019
Equity . Politics .
Article Free college comes at a price Philip Orlando
August 29 2019

Politicized proposals calling for it don't make the grade.

August 23 2019
Monetary Policy . Markets/Economy .
Article Powell threads the needle Philip Orlando
August 23 2019

The Fed leader successfully addressed several issues weighing on monetary policy.

August 30 2019
Equity . Monetary Policy .
Article How will this story end??? Linda Duessel
August 23 2019

With negative-yielding debt at a record and climbing, we're in uncharted waters.

August 14 2019
Markets/Economy .
Infographic Millennials are just getting started August 19 2019

Millennials' biggest impact on consumption and housing will come in the years ahead.

August 7 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article Is 'Medicare for All' a panacea? Philip Orlando
August 16 2019

Some argue a more moderate, incremental approach to fixing health care is better.

August 16 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 16 trillion dollars and counting Linda Duessel
August 16 2019

There could be many reasons for the yield-curve inversion. More than $16 trillion of negative-yield global debt is certainly among them.

August 23 2019
International/Global . Markets/Economy .
Article It promises to be an interesting few months Silvia Dall'Angelo
August 14 2019

U.K.'s path to the Oct. 31 EU exit deadline is fraught with worrisome scenarios.

August 13 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The other big deal on global trade Joseph Cerqua
August 13 2019

New rules getting rid of 'dirty' fuel used in shipping could boost refiners.

August 9 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Which way will it break? Linda Duessel
August 9 2019

Is this soft patch and sell-off an omen of things to come or a pause that refreshes? For now, the evidence suggests the latter.

August 7 2019
Markets/Economy . Politics .
Article Is Social Security a ticking time bomb? Philip Orlando
August 7 2019

Solutions for avoiding insolvency involve shared sacrifice and political compromise.

August 14 2019
Politics . Markets/Economy .
Article Myths and other sea monsters on the slow boat to China Stephen Auth
August 6 2019

If one does the math, it's difficult to see how U.S. consumers will be hurt by new tariffs on China. It's easier to see how China, with its response, may end up hurting itself.

October 10 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Where to from here? Steven Chiavarone
August 6 2019

Fed disappointment and Trump tariff threat spark volatility, but the longer-term story on stocks remains a good one.

August 7 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article Solid July jobs report Philip Orlando
August 2 2019

A healthy report does not dissuade the Fed from another rate cut.

August 22 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Sometimes no news is good news Stephen Auth
July 29 2019

As breathtaking as the market’s 20%-plus rise has been from December’s panicky low, it seems all the market needs to grind higher is no news.

October 10 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
White Paper Uncertainties may represent opportunities during secular bulls July 26 2019

In a 3-in-1 piece, Steve Chiavarone makes the case that a recession isn't imminent, shows how the U.S. may benefit from the trade war, and explains why technology and millennials should buttress markets over the longer term.

July 26 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article Growth stronger than expected Philip Orlando
July 26 2019

GDP was boosted by retail sales, personal consumption and government spending.

July 26 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Fresh air, and things seem so clear Linda Duessel
July 26 2019

A visit to Colorado helps Linda make sense of the Fed and the markets.

July 19 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Rock, Fed, Hard Place: Ounce of prevention worth a pound of cure Philip Orlando
July 19 2019

A more dovish Fed is among the reasons Federated is sticking with 2019's 2.7% GDP growth forecast.

July 26 2019
Equity . Monetary Policy .
Article Make it a double Linda Duessel
July 19 2019

The Fed is sending signals that July's expected rate cut could go beyond a quarter point.

July 29 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Video As economic growth slows, where are the opportunities? Linda Duessel
July 15 2019

Senior Equity Strategist Linda Duessel offers insights on what is likely to move the equity market in the months ahead and whether tariffs still pose a challenge. She also discusses where investors may find opportunity in this environment.

July 18 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article What is MMT? Linda Duessel
July 12 2019

It stands for Modern Monetary Theory, an in-vogue populist policy that's not much concerned with deficits.

July 12 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Are higher minimum-wage trade-offs worth it? Philip Orlando
July 12 2019

The benefits may not exceed the costs of raising the minimum wage.

August 5 2019
Markets/Economy . Interest Rates .
Podcast The outlook for markets into 2020 Linda Duessel
R.J. Gallo
Philip Orlando
July 12 2019

How will earnings, tariffs and interest rates affect the markets?

July 23 2019
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article Finding pockets of opportunity Robert Ostrowski
July 11 2019

We're looking to the yield curve, currencies and security selection for alpha.

October 3 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Will hot June jobs report chill Fed? Philip Orlando
July 5 2019

Jump in payrolls raises questions about market's priced-in Fed cuts.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Firework Linda Duessel
July 3 2019

Celebrating our country's birth and this record-setting expansion.

July 22 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The slow boat to China catches a tailwind(s) Stephen Auth
July 1 2019

We're cautiously bullish on stocks this summer but see potential storm clouds.

July 16 2019
Monetary Policy . Liquidity .
Article Gut check time Deborah Cunningham
July 1 2019

We don’t think this business cycle has run its course.

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.

June 27 2019
Markets/Economy .
Infographic An IPO roadmap June 25 2019

2019 is shaping up to be another big year for initial public offerings.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Why the markets liked the Fed's inaction Philip Orlando
June 21 2019

And why they likely won't if the Fed doesn't cut rates later.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The real, true trade war Linda Duessel
June 21 2019

It's all about technology and brainpower.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy .
Video What to watch in 2019's second half Deborah Cunningham
June 20 2019

CIO for Global Money Markets Debbie Cunningham discusses her outlook for the second half of the year.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article He's got it going on Linda Duessel
June 14 2019

All the angst over tariffs and trade belies a consumer who is doing just fine.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article View from the leaky boat to China Stephen Auth
June 13 2019

The journey toward a trade deal has been turbulent, but we eventually expect to see land and another up-leg for stocks.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Opportunities abound as automakers go green Eric Triplett
June 11 2019

Increasingly smarter, eco-friendly cars require continuous tech updates.

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
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Bizarro investment world Philip Orlando
June 7 2019

May's jobs report was a downer, so why are the markets so upbeat?

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article An 'insurance' cut? Linda Duessel
June 7 2019

Profits, margins and valuations look attractive regardless of what the Fed may or may not do.

July 15 2019
Liquidity . Monetary Policy .
Article Investors shouldn't go looking for trouble Deborah Cunningham
June 1 2019

Investors are overreacting to the flattening of the short end of the yield curve.

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
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article Amid a flurry of risks, U.S. GDP should chug along Philip Orlando
May 24 2019

Despite slowing manufacturing, ugly U.S.-China trade talks, Brexit mess and more, 2019 GDP likely to be solid.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The slow boat to China Stephen Auth
May 21 2019

Our melt-up scenario has melted with the prolonged trade talks, but not our longer bullish view on the year.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Mid-caps: The Goldilocks asset class? John Ettinger
May 21 2019

When it comes to stocks, the "middle ground'' doesn't have to mean ho-hum.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Consumer Spending .
Article Consumers stronger than they appear Philip Orlando
May 17 2019

Shoppers shrugged off several issues causing 'Mapril' retail sales to be solid.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Fixed Income .
Article Credit markets (relatively) calm Chengjun (Chris) Wu
May 16 2019

The U.S.-China trade fracas has not roiled credit markets.

July 15 2019
Equity . International/Global .
Article What's next? Peter Smith
May 14 2019

"Trust but verify," an iconic message of the Reagan era, is just as apt today when it comes to the U.S.-China trade war.

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 . Markets/Economy .
Article Ballast Linda Duessel
May 10 2019

With volatility rising on trade uncertainty, investors may desire some stability.

May 17 2019
Markets/Economy .
Infographic Small companies, big potential May 8 2019

The best time to consider small caps? Any time.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article Strongest labor market in half a century? Philip Orlando
May 3 2019

April sees surprisingly strong jobs gain, near 50-year low in jobless rate.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article You're either a Disnoid or you're not Linda Duessel
May 3 2019

Linda, who isn't (her sister is), sees potential trade-war surprises as risks to an otherwise bullish backdrop.

August 26 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article First-quarter growth much better than feared Philip Orlando
April 26 2019

Q1 GDP growth was driven by stronger inventory and net trade.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Bad axe women Linda Duessel
April 26 2019

Some sectors face headwinds but earnings and the economy remain supportive.

July 15 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
Article Soaring retail sales point to GDP rebound Philip Orlando
April 18 2019

On continued benign inflation and strong P/E multiples, we are sticking to our full-year S&P target of 3,100.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Kindred spirits Linda Duessel
April 18 2019

It may not feel like it to some, but most Americans did get a tax cut.

May 14 2019
Markets/Economy . Equity .
White Paper When it comes to stocks, 'patience' is a virtue April 15 2019

The risk markets’ sharp reversal after a tough December owes a lot to the Federal Reserve’s decision to forego future rate increases.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Look out above, a melt-up may be underway Stephen Auth
April 15 2019

Fundamentals and news flow suggest the stock market may be heading to new highs.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The Bank of Mom and Dad Linda Duessel
April 12 2019

Earnings, economy and technicals supportive of stocks.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Spring is coming Philip Orlando
April 12 2019

Even if Q1 earnings decline, a year-end target of 3,100 on the S&P 500 remains our forecast.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Interest Rates .
Article For fixed income, it's steady as she goes Robert Ostrowski
April 11 2019

After a strong first quarter, high yield and other credit securities settle into a clip-the-coupon environment.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Got to love these odds Linda Duessel
April 5 2019

April tends to be kind, not cruel, to stocks.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article March jobs rebound erases aberrant February Philip Orlando
April 5 2019

After all the concern, Q1 ended up having a solid average monthly gain of 180,000 jobs.

July 15 2019
Liquidity . Interest Rates .
Article Reset and assess Deborah Cunningham
April 1 2019

The Fed essentially used the March meeting to reboot its message after its dramatic policy shift over the last two quarters.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Did you hear that? Linda Duessel
March 29 2019

Concerns about an inverted curve may be cast in a paradigm that no longer exists.

July 15 2019
International/Global . Markets/Economy .
Article Brexit: What now? Thomas Banks
March 29 2019

As the saga drags on, there's one outcome the markets almost certainly wouldn't like—a no-deal Brexit.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Follow the money Philip Orlando
March 27 2019

Corporate earnings and GDP growth got tangled in several temporary issues in Q1 and should bounce back.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Don't sweat the yield-curve inversion Steven Chiavarone
March 26 2019

By most measures, a recession isn't in the cards anytime soon.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Do the right thing Philip Orlando
March 22 2019

The Federal Reserve was 3-for-3 in correct policy responses at its recent meeting.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'I can't wait 'til noon' Linda Duessel
March 22 2019

Uncertainty climbs as investors interpret a dovish Fed and rally in long Treasury bonds as a possible recession signal. Might it be an opportunity?

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The bull: younger and stronger than you think Stephen Auth
March 22 2019

With the secular bull marking its sixth birthday, there's plenty of room left to run. Helping it along are the still-deep scars from 2008-09's near-Armageddon experience.

August 26 2019
Liquidity . Interest Rates .
Article Fed says it's done for the year Susan Hill
March 20 2019

The FOMC statement confirms the dramatic shift in Fed expectations since late 2018.

August 26 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Mid-cap momentum Damian McIntyre
March 15 2019

The middle of the stock market is making a comeback.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article My credentials are legit, I swear! Linda Duessel
March 15 2019

In a week of lies and disappointments, the market continued to run, hitting a high for the year.

August 26 2019
Liquidity . Interest Rates .
Article Just how patient will the Fed be? Susan Hill
March 15 2019

With no hike expected, markets will look to changes in the dot plot and balance sheet taper for answers.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Equity overweight raised on improving EM outlook Philip Orlando
March 12 2019

We think EM stocks are poised for a comeback.

August 26 2019
Equity . Growth .
White Paper The case for small-cap growth remains solid March 12 2019

Why should the long-term investor consider small-cap growth stocks? Diversification and performance.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article About that jobs miss Steven Chiavarone
March 8 2019

There was a lot of noise surrounding February's jobs number, but the bottom line is, the labor market remains healthy.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Nothing really matters Linda Duessel
March 8 2019

A pullback not only is expected, it will be welcomed by many.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article High-yield tailwinds continue to outpace headwinds Mark Durbiano
March 7 2019

At this later stage of the cycle, Federated views this asset class primarily as a good 'clip the coupon' story.

July 15 2019
Equity . International/Global .
Article The bull in the China shop Stephen Auth
March 6 2019

China-U.S. trade outcomes range from very good to not good at all.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Crosscurrents fading Philip Orlando
March 1 2019

If they do, stocks could float to our 3,100 year-end target.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Bad memories Linda Duessel
March 1 2019

A number of trends are impacting the way this market operates, and that's not necessarily healthy for investors.

July 15 2019
Liquidity . Interest Rates .
Article Stopping the pendulum's swing Deborah Cunningham
March 1 2019

Fed's Powell wants the markets to forget his vacillations of late 2018.

April 9 2019
Markets/Economy .
Infographic Health care's digital transformation February 28 2019

Technology continues to refine and reshape the way Americans get care.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Q4 GDP: Not so bad after all Philip Orlando
February 28 2019

Capex and consumer spending beat expectations, helping to drive GDP growth of 2.6%.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Why 'late cycle' thinking is wrong (and why that's good for stocks) Steven Chiavarone
February 26 2019

This expansion is on track to become the nation’s longest, yet it’s behaving as if it’s closer to the middle than late innings.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Positive surprises update: 2 out of 5 ain't bad (so far) Stephen Auth
February 22 2019

Developments are breaking the way we thought they may, boding well for our year-end forecast of 3,100 on the S&P

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article If it's consensus, it's already baked into the market Linda Duessel
February 22 2019

Rising optimism suggests the market is overbought, but momentum suggests that any pullback may prove short-lived.

August 26 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
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The Fed 'put' Linda Duessel
February 15 2019

The Fed is supporting the market. Might China be next?

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Christmas sales plunge Philip Orlando
February 14 2019

Retail sales were solid in October and November; what happened in December?

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 It's getting late Linda Duessel
February 8 2019

The next few weeks could prove significant as the market awaits signs of progress on U.S.-China trade and the global economy.

July 15 2019
Fixed Income . Markets/Economy .
Article 'Risk-on' is back in the credit markets Chengjun (Chris) Wu
February 6 2019

January's rally was particularly strong across fixed-income credit sectors. With spreads narrowing, momentum could ease in the months ahead. But the outlook remains positive.

July 15 2019
Consumer Spending . Markets/Economy .
Article 5 trends that are reshaping retail Ian Miller
February 5 2019

It's not just online shopping. Retailers are using big data in all its forms to anticipate and meet customers' needs ... and to operate more efficiently, too.

August 26 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Solid January jobs report despite shutdown noise Philip Orlando
February 1 2019

But expect sharp revisions in coming months as it fades.

July 15 2019
Liquidity . Interest Rates .
Article Powell's puzzle Deborah Cunningham
February 1 2019

Fed Chair Powell should have let the statement do the talking.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article 'A pox on both your houses' Philip Orlando
January 25 2019

The White House and Congress must come to terms on full immigration reform to avoid another shutdown.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Top 5 upside surprises for 2019 Stephen Auth
January 25 2019

A conversational shift by midyear from "synchronized global slowdown" to "synchronized global stimulus" heads the list.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Warm sunshine does wonders for your mood Linda Duessel
January 25 2019

China and the unwinding of post-crisis policies likely will weigh on markets for some time. But short of a recession, it's still a bullish story for stocks.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article It never rains in California Linda Duessel
January 18 2019

There's a lot of pessimism as earnings season is set to go full bore. That may be a good thing.

April 9 2019
Markets/Economy .
Infographic 5G is here! January 18 2019

The dawn of the fifth generation of wireless technology suggests a bright future for U.S. economic investment and growth.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article The running of the bears Stephen Auth
January 11 2019

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

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Volatile year ahead likely to end well Stephen Auth
December 13 2018

Once 2018's messiness subsides, the market and economy should take a turn for the better, with the S&P 500 eventually hitting new highs in 2019.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article I've asked Santa to do something about the algos, please! Linda Duessel
December 7 2018

Algorithmic-driven trading associated with massive passive investing is abetting volatility in the market.

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.

April 2 2019
Markets/Economy .
White Paper A Softer, Friendlier 2019? December 1 2018

It’s fair to say 2018 didn’t go as planned. But there are reasons to believe 2019 will be different and better.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Will soft patch derail Santa Claus rally? No, no, no! Philip Orlando
November 30 2018

We see a year-end Santa Claus rally taking stocks up to their September high.

April 9 2019
Consumer Spending . Markets/Economy .
Infographic Holiday shopping outlook is bright November 21 2018

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

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article But Cramer said there is always a bull market somewhere! Linda Duessel
November 21 2018

There are reasons to be optimistic.

July 15 2019
Equity . Growth .
Article Q&A: Innovation is fueling growth November 14 2018

Promising new technologies, and new applications of existing technologies, are creating a wealth of opportunities.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Shaken, not stirred Stephen Auth
November 12 2018

It's a little messy for the markets right now but the longer-term outlook remains bright.

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 . Markets/Economy .
Article Powerful October jobs rebound Philip Orlando
November 2 2018

The labor market posted terrific job gains despite extreme weather.

July 15 2019
Equity . Growth .
Article Strong consumer drives solid Q3 GDP Philip Orlando
October 26 2018

Personal consumption expenditures rose stronger-than-expected in the third quarter.

July 15 2019
Equity . Markets/Economy .
Article Secular bull call intact but 3,100 on the S&P may have to wait till 2019 October 25 2018

Technical damage and time may prevent breach of longstanding target this year.

December 6 2018
Markets/Economy .
White Paper How the digital revolution and millennials will keep driving the secular bull October 23 2018

The growing use of data-driven technology and the increasing numbers of millennials in their prime years are converging to play a vital role in reshaping the U.S. and global economy. A primary beneficiary? The stock market.

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