August 23, 2019
See how the labor market’s strength is stoking demand for office space – and what this means for commercial real estate prices.
August 16, 2019
This week’s chart looks at falling global bond yields – including the 30-year U.S. Treasury’s first ever dip below 2% – and the challenge they present for investors.
August 9, 2019
Bad news for income-oriented investors? See how fast and far U.S. Treasury yields have declined in a single month in this week’s chart.
August 6, 2019
Trade tensions have been a near-constant backdrop for investors in 2019. On Monday, markets drew a direct line between trade policy uncertainty and expectations for a weaker U.S. economy. Stocks saw their worst day since January 4 and the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield plunged to its lowest level since November 2016. Read more on how trade tensions could weigh on Fed policy, broader economic activity, inflation and how this may impact investors.
August 3, 2019
Get our review of market reactions to the Fed’s 25 bps rate cut this week and the likely upshot of the Fed’s downtrending rate forecast.
August 2, 2019
Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame's analysis of the Fed’s meeting on July 31, 2019