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Economics

21MAR 2019

Fed turns more dovish and signals an end to rate hikes

The Federal Reserve signals no rate rises for 2019

2019

JANUARY

31JAN 2019

Economics

The Fed: still the market's flexible friend

Snapshot: The US central bank’s more dovish stance has been welcomed by markets. We forecast another rate rise this year if activity picks up as expected.

23JAN 2019

Economics

The yield curve explained: is it predicting recession?

Since 1980 the yield curve has accurately predicted the last five US recessions. After nearly a decade of economic expansion, is it telling us that another one is on its way in 2019?

15JAN 2019

Economics

What is the outlook for interest rates in 2019?

In focus: The Schroders Economics Team now forecasts just one interest rate rise this year in the US. We explore why and consider other likely monetary policy moves in major economies.

2018

DECEMBER

13DEC 2018

Economics

Outlook 2019: US equities

We believe that US earnings growth will slow in 2019, but we think the more challenging corporate environment may provide a rich backdrop for stockpickers.

NOVEMBER

13NOV 2018

Economics

Six reasons you should care about share buybacks

Share buybacks have fundamentally altered the investment landscape over recent years. This has long term consequences which investors need to be aware of.

07NOV 2018

Economics

US midterm elections: Is gridlock good?

Quickview: The US midterms have, as expected, seen the Democrats take the House with the Republicans holding the Senate. Our investment experts consider the implications for fiscal policy, trade, and the 2020 presidential election.

01NOV 2018

Economics

How has the US stock market performed around midterm elections?

Could the US midterm elections on 6 November pose a further stumbling block for stock markets?