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Our Investment Research team provides timely financial expertise on ongoing market and economic developments and trends, while addressing questions that are top of mind for investors today.
Expansion 2
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Should the length of the current expansion be a concern?
While the current U.S. expansion is one of the longest in recent history, there appears to still be more room for growth to continue.
Jim Baird Wealth Management
Blog September 18, 2018 1 min read
Rate Hikes - Feature Image
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How does the Fed’s rate hike cycle compare to the past?
Although the Fed has now been raising rates nearly 3 years, the cumulative increase is still low compared to previous rate hike cycles.
Jim Baird Wealth Management
Blog September 18, 2018 1 min read
Man in flower shop
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August retail sales disappoint
Economic conditions remain generally strong, but a pullback in consumer spending weighed on retail sales in August.
Jim Baird Wealth Management
Blog September 14, 2018 1 min read
Man sitting in empty conference room
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Inflation ebbs modestly in August; CPI dips to 2.7%
Inflation had been showing signs of heating up, but moderated in August. That is likely to only be a temporary reprieve.
Jim Baird Wealth Management
Blog September 13, 2018 1 min read

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