Feature Articles: Institutional Investment Management

Financial Institutions 4th Quarter 2018 Strategy

By Patrick Larson

October 17, 2018Institutional Investment Management

Economic Overview  

The economy is growing at a remarkable pace.  Second quarter GDP increased 4.2% and the 3rd quarter may also exceed 4.0%.  It seems likely 4th quarter GDP will be between 3.0% and 3.5%.  Up to this point, the Fed seems to have gotten both.

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Financial Institutions 3rd Quarter 2018 Strategy

By Patrick Larson

July 16, 2018Institutional Investment Management

Trade Issues Take Center Stage

The Fed concluded its scheduled two-day meeting on June 13th and the new Fed Chairman announced a 2nd rate hike that was widely expected.  The U.S. economy slowed slightly in the 1st quarter but is accelerating once again.  Inflation remains.

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Financial Institutions 2nd Quarter 2018 Strategy

By Patrick Larson

April 06, 2018Institutional Investment Management

Volatility is Back

The Fed concluded its scheduled two-day meeting on March 21st and the new Fed Chairman announced a rate hike that was widely expected. The U.S. economy appears to have slowed slightly in the 1st quarter which happens frequently. Inflation remains.

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