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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Global Growth Outlook and Implications for Domestic Interest Rates

The US economy continues to post lackluster growth since the onset of the financial crisis in 2007. The debate amongst economic thought leaders on whether or not the weak growth is structural (long-term) or cyclical is ongoing. The Federal Reserve, … Continue reading

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Economic Roundup July 2014

Consumer Prices In May, overall CPI inflation increased to 2.1% on a year-over-year basis from 2.0% in April. The year-over-year Core CPI (CPI less food and energy) also increased to 2.0% in May from 1.8% in April. The core inflation … Continue reading

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Market Summary July 2014

We believe the economy is gaining positive momentum, fueled by ongoing improvement in the labor market. The June employment report was stronger than expected, as nonfarm payrolls grew by 288,000, versus expectations of 215,000. During the second quarter, payrolls grew … Continue reading

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