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Third Quarter 2022 Update

Third Quarter 2022 Update

The global economy is currently teetering on the brink of recession after having delivered a strong post-pandemic recovery. Decades-high inflation caused by supply shortages and rising commodity prices – as well as an aggressive central bank policy response – is undoing the global expansion.

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Third Quarter 2022 Update

Second Quarter 2022 Update

US consumers and investors have become increasingly pessimistic this year because of historically high inflation, the FOMC’s aggressive interest rate increases, and the war in Ukraine, among other things.

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Third Quarter 2022 Update

First Quarter 2022 Update

After a strong on the fourth quarter of 2021, economic activity has begun to slow more than expected early in 2022 due to rapidly accelerating inflation emanating from goods shortages due to supply chain bottlenecks, as well as a continued jump in inflation driven in part by surging commodity prices brought on by the Russia-Ukraine war.

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Third Quarter 2022 Update

Fourth Quarter 2021 Update

The global economy continues to improve, with most regions now better off than six months ago. The Omicron variant of the virus introduces some uncertainty into the near-term outlook, but most analysts believe that it will not derail the overall momentum of the recovery

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Third Quarter 2022 Update

Third Quarter 2021 Update

The global economy is moving forward in fits and starts, with varying results in different regions of the world. Covid-19 continues to be somewhat of a headwind for the economy, with the Delta variant raising concerns over a rise in new cases.

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2nd Quarter 2020 Update

2nd Quarter 2020 Update

While the health-related effects of COVID-19 were still playing out in the second quarter, stock prices staged one of the most impressive rallies on record as investors attempted to discount the magnitude and timing of an economic recovery

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2nd Quarter 2020 Update

4th Quarter 2018 Update

Questions about the future health of the economy, the FOMC’s decision to raise short-term interest rates at its September meeting and slowing earnings growth were a few of the drivers impacting markets during the quarter.

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