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Weekly Market & Economic Update    |  12.10.18

Stock markets remained under pressure due to fears of an ongoing trade war. The market is watching earnings revisions along with interest rates ahead of next week’s Fed meeting.

4Q 2018 investment views

As we begin what may be an event-filled fourth quarter, domestic economic growth remains strong. In our 4Q outlook commentary, we break down what may be on the horizon for the global economy and markets for the remainder of 2018.

Capital market update: The great push-pull

Our investment strategists outline factors causing capital market volatility during the fourth quarter.

Midterm election results: Stock market outlook with a divided Congress

Historically, stocks have performed well after midterm elections. Read what may be next for the markets and domestic policy.

Bank loan market: Caution warranted due to softer credit quality

Our positioning remains neutral, with a cautious bias on the high-yield category (which includes bank loans, as growing risks in the loan market warrant caution, despite strong recent performance.

What's driving stock market volatility?

Our investment team outlines how they assess the capital market environment and what they are watching.


 
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