August Investment Perspectives

Recession definition, monitoring moves by looking at bond market volatility, and is the tide turning for equities?

In this month's issue:

What is a Recession? - Mark Luschini

Paramount among topics of discussion today is whether we are in a recession, headed toward one, or perhaps likely to avert one.

Dealing With Interest Rate Volatility - Guy LeBas

About once every two years, we write an Investment Perspectives article about interest rate volatility. The main reason we revisit the topic is because it’s important.

The Tide Might Have Turned - Greg Drahuschak 

As noted in last month’s Investment Perspectives, July often provides investors with the best results of the summer. This year, that translated into the S&P 500 posting its best results for the month in the last 72 years, as fears about what the Federal Reserve might do with interest rates eased.

You can read the full Investment Perspectives here.


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