A recap of key market events in 2023 — and a glimpse of what lies ahead in 2024.
The Federal Reserve has just ended its tightening cycle, raising short-term interest rates more than 5%. Yet, the economy has not fallen into a recession. Did the Fed actually achieve the Goldilocks soft-landing scenario or, is the economy still prone to a recession in 2024?
Is it time to refresh your fixed-income allocation?
What the Quits Rate is telling us about the state of the U.S. labor market.
Learn why global diversification is so important and why now may be an ideal time to invest internationally.
U.S. consumers have spent-down their COVID savings and are now changing the way that they spend.
So far, home prices have defied predictions of a collapse. Why, and can it last?
Analyzes the emotional and cognitive biases we have that lead to poor investment decisions.
Investment markets tend to be anticipatory in nature: They often see weakness before it arrives and strength before it returns. If so, 2022 might well be remembered as the year we paid for a substantial portion of whatever weakness awaits us in 2023.
The U.S. may be headed for recession. The good news: We may have already paid part of the bill.
By properly diversifying and practicing patience and courage, investors can weather any market storm.
COVID-19 and its aftermath created an unusually fertile environment for inflation to thrive.
Vladimir Putin’s Russia invades Ukraine. What are the potential market and economic impacts?
Capital markets — and the economy they represent — spent much of 2021 in reasonably good health. But will that remain true this year?
Empower Investments manager research teams offer some insights on evaluating sudden changes to investment teams and the firms that employ them.
An in-depth look at the present state and future prospects for the U.S. employment market.
GWI examines how well professional asset managers do at timing the market.