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09 Nov TAX REFORM TIMELINE

House Republicans released the initial version of their tax reform bill on Thursday, November 2. After months of aspirational outlines and frameworks devoid of detail, this was the real thing: 400+ pages of proposed legislation covering all of the details, including difficult decisions about eliminating...

12 Oct TIME FOR A STRONGER DOLLAR?

The U.S. dollar has lagged other currencies so far this year, as persistently low inflation suggested that the Federal Reserve (Fed) would not be as aggressive as global investors originally feared. However, recent Fed announcements — including an official start to long-awaited balance sheet normalization,...

21 Sep WHY ISN’T INFLATION HIGHER?

The Federal Reserve’s (Fed) next Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday (September 19 – 20) and will be followed by the release of the FOMC policy statement on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. ET. Along with the statement, the...