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.
The cumulative effects of a worldwide pandemic, supply chain issues and geopolitical instability are helping to drive a seminal shift away from globalization.
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.
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.
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.
Q1 Macro Update with Lara Rhame
Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame reflects on Q1 so far.
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.