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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.
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.
Our investment strategists outline factors causing capital market volatility during the fourth quarter.
Historically, stocks have performed well after midterm elections. Read what may be next for the markets and domestic policy.
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.
Our investment team outlines how they assess the capital market environment and what they are watching.