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.
Macro matters: Inflation Groundhog Day
Another CPI report, another upside surprise. We dig into the inflation data, the recent pattern around market reactions, and why the present environment could extend well into 2023.
Q4 2022 Economic outlook: Struggling for a foothold
Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame examines the potential paths for investors amid Q4’s mounting economic uncertainties.
Lara Rhame on Bloomberg: What is the August CPI data signaling?
Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame joined David Westin on Bloomberg Balance of Power to discuss the latest CPI print.
Charted territory: Inflation playbook
Sustained higher inflation is here to stay. Our team analyzes its impacts to equip investors with the right defenses.
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…