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.
COVID-19 causes surge in volatility
COVID-19, a new coronavirus, is showing potential of developing into a pandemic, and the news flow is delivering a steady stream of concerning updates.
SOFR and the path forward
A deeper look at SOFR, which will likely be LIBOR’s replacement in the United States.
The global financial market is transitioning away from LIBOR – a momentous prospect that has raised questions, challenges and concerns. We look at the basics of the current LIBOR rate and usage, the steps underway to introduce a replacement, and what comes next.
Economic and financial market impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)
Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame explains the possible economic and market impact of the epidemic.
Q1 2020: What to watch in Q1 and beyond
Driven by consumption, record-long economic expansion is set to continue.
Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame’s 10 for ’20
Lara’s Top 10 watchlist for the economy, markets and investing in 2020