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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Lara Rhame on Bloomberg: A macro look at today’s markets

Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame joined Bloomberg Surveillance to share her analysis of the current macro environment. She discusses if inflation has reached its peak, the impact of Fed rate hikes, current consumer sentiment data and the strength of the dollar. Watch the video to hear more from Lara.

Economic outlook

Q2 2022 Economic outlook: Into or around the storm?

The economy has momentum as we enter Q2, but markets are pricing in risks as policy uncertainty, an inverting yield curve, rising inflation and pessimistic consumer sentiment loom.

Playbook

Charted territory: Rate hike playbook

Our research team analyzes the impacts of rate hike cycles on markets to help prepare investors for what’s to come.

Podcast

Q1 Macro Update with Lara Rhame

Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame reflects on Q1 so far.

Podcast

Lara Rhame on the Ukraine conflict, macro implications

Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame shares her initial reactions to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and what it means for the global economy.

Economic outlook

Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame’s 10 for ‘22

2022 will be a balancing act between solid growth, surging inflation and policy uncertainty. Read our watchlist for 10 big ideas on the economy, the Fed and markets.

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