Lara Rhame

Chief U.S. Economist + Managing Director

Lara Rhame

Chief U.S. Economist + Managing Director

Lara is Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director on the Investment Research team at FS Investments, where she analyzes developments in the global and U.S. economy and financial markets. Her fresh take on macroeconomic issues helps to inform and develop the firm’s long-term views on the economy, investment trends and issues facing investors. Lara is committed to the Philadelphia community and serves on the boards of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, Hyperion Bank and Starr Garden Park.

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Macro matters

Macro matters: Are we in a recession?

Read Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame’s take on Q2 GDP and the debate over whether the U.S. has entered a recession.

Lara Rhame on Bloomberg: Are we entering a recession?

“When we think about the economy, it can’t be reduced to one number. It really needs to a be a broad look at conditions across the board.” Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame joined Bloomberg this week to break down the key indicators she’s watching to determine if the U.S. will enter a recession, ahead of…

Playbook

Charted territory: Deglobalization Playbook

The cumulative effects of a worldwide pandemic, supply chain issues and geopolitical instability are helping to drive a seminal shift away from globalization.

Lara Rhame on CNN Newsroom: What can be done to help tame inflation?

Lara Rhame covers the broad range of issues pushing inflation (and what investors can expect).

Lara Rhame on Bloomberg: How is the Fed faring as demand cools?

Lara Rhame reviews the impacts of the recent Fed rate hike on an already slowing economy.

Playbook

Charted territory: Playbook for converging correlations

If it feels like your whole portfolio has moved in one direction this year, you’re not alone. Now, more than ever, investors need uncorrelated sources of return. This playbook may help.

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