by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Bill O’Grady | PDF
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For the past two months, Russia has been mobilizing around Ukraine, leading to fears that Moscow is planning to invade. The U.S. has warned Russia against such action, lining out extensive sanctions and other potential responses.
Given the fluid nature of the situation in Ukraine, it is difficult to create a report detailing current events. After all, they are changing so rapidly that this element is best left to the media. Instead, we want to give some context to the current situation formatted in a series of questions with responses from both of us, Bill and Patrick. As always, we will close with market ramifications.