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August 20, 2021How is the pandemic affecting the labor market? Bill O'Grady, Chief Market Strategist, discusses which effects represent a continuation, or acceleration, of previous trends and which are brand new to the labor market as a result of the pandemic.
August 13, 2021What are the implications of growing intellectual property investment? Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, Market Strategist, focuses on the growing importance of intellectual property investment by U.S. corporations and the implications for individual investors.
August 6, 2021How does unified government affect long-duration bond yields? Bill O'Grady, Chief Market Strategist, examines the statistical evidence.
July 30, 2021Where are bond yields likely headed? Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, Market Strategist, looks at bond yields, focusing on the 10-year Treasury note.
July 23, 2021Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, Market Strategist, looks at the implications for investors and for the world economy of high corporate debt in China.
July 16, 2021How stable is the labor market? Thomas Wash, Staff Economist, looks at the current state of the labor market.
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