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Observation Deck
September 04, 2012 Posted by
It is often written, and perhaps too quickly assumed, that the aftermath of the financial crisis has left corporate investors with limited suitable fixed income investment choices. This impression is understandable given the high level of scrutiny that corporate executives, audit committees, and board members are giving investment vehicles.
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Quarterly Economic Report
July 18, 2012 Posted by

The Economic Booklet is our reference tool for clients. Displaying graph and chart views of the global economy, this piece guides clients through factors that impact their business. This is our fourth edition of the Economic Booklet, and we will continue to update these views on a quarterly basis.    

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Quarterly Economic Report
May 09, 2012 Posted by

The Economic Booklet is our reference tool for clients. Displaying graph and chart views of the global economy, this piece guides clients through factors that impact their business. This is our third edition of the Economic Booklet, and we will continue to update these views on a quarterly basis.

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Observation Deck
February 01, 2012 Posted by
The first Federal Open Market Committee meeting of the year shed additional light on the committee’s decision-making process and provided investors further information that must be factored into their investment process. Specifically, fixed income investors must now incorporate the committee’s approved statements and the participants’ rate forecast when constructing a balanced, comprehensive portfolio that weighs both risk and reward. Here’s what I mean.
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Quarterly Economic Report
January 30, 2012 Posted by
The Economic Booklet is our reference tool for clients. Displaying graph and chart views of the global economy, this piece guides clients through factors that impact their business.
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Advisories
November 02, 2011 Posted by
The Federal Open Market Committee voted today to keep the target interest rate unchanged at a range of zero to 0.25 percent, but raised their assessment of the economy while saying "downside risks" remain.
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Observation Deck
September 01, 2011 Posted by
The much-anticipated recent speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was notable not so much for monetary policy insight – but because he emphasized that it is now Congress and the President's turn to step up. But the Fed still has options available to support the economy ...
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Advisories
June 22, 2011 Posted by
As expected, the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted today to keep the overnight federal funds rate unchanged at a range of zero to 0.25 percent.
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