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Quarterly Insights: July 2022

There were very few places to hide during the year’s first half as both equity and fixed income markets suffered heavy losses. With companies and cons...
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Markets and Current Events - May 2022

The financial markets have exhibited higher than usual price volatility thus far in 2022. Daily swings in the stock market of over 1% have been freque...
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Stop the Inflation Swindle

As a key tenet of our mission at Clifford Swan is to preserve and grow our clients’ wealth, inflation protection is always on our minds. Recently, how...
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Quarterly Insights: April 2022

The winds of change blew strong this past quarter, with new trends emerging and others shifting. Specifically, global risks have increased, a move tow...
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Markets and Current Events

The economic and financial market backdrops are changing, and the news headlines have been quite disconcerting. After averaging gains of 20% for the p...
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U.S. Monetary Policy: Massive and Dominant

U.S. monetary policy is more active than ever, with the Federal Reserve exerting considerable influence on the global financial and economic environme...
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Quarterly Insights: January 2022

Looking back on the past year from an economic and investment perspective, 2021 provided robust economic growth and strong gains in the U.S. stock mar...
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Searching for Opportunity

As we approach year-end, it’s natural to reflect on the investment year that was and, more importantly, consider where to find investment opportunitie...
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Quarterly Insights: October 2021

The U.S. economy continues its recovery from early 2020. However, economic indicators point to a slowing rate of growth. Estimates for annual GDP grow...
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Long Day’s Journey into Night

Two features define the current economic and financial market backdrop. The first and most obvious is the significant increase in government involveme...
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