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The Fed’s New Conundrum

Guest Post by Ned Davis Research Powell revealed in the press conference that the Committee began discussing when to taper asset purchases, as widely expected by market participants. They agreed that economic conditions have not met their criteria of…

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Who Wins the Fiscal Stimulus Contest Now?

Guest Post by Ned Davis Research U.S. Sees Biggest Jump Not surprisingly, the biggest upward revision is to the U.S., now at 26% of GDP, up almost 10 percentage points since the end of 2020. Most other countries have…

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Global Growth Accelerates

Guest Post by Ned Davis Research Global resiliency Global economic growth grew at a robust pace in February, according to the latest Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMIs). Despite many economies still implementing COVID-related restrictions and the vast majority still in…

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Welcome 2021

Written by: Benjamin Bimson CIMA®, CMT® / CIO, Trek Financial While 2021 will not quite feel the same as 2020, there are similar themes right now. We are still dealing with COVID-19, much of the country is operating under…

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Who wins the stimulus contest?

Guest Post by Ned Davis Research Recently, U.S. Congress passed a long-awaited $900 billion COVID relief bill, which includes much-needed extended unemployment compensation, checks to households, and support for small businesses. This is in addition to over $2.5 trillion…