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Weekly Investment Strategy

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Hot Inflation Report Sparks Panic, Misses Bigger Picture

The S&P 500 had its worst day since March 2020, but don't lose sight of the bigger picture, said Larry Adam, chief investment officer at Raymond James.

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Is U.S. Economic Growth Strengthening?

Chief Economist Eugenio J. Alemán discusses current economic conditions.

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Weekly Investment Strategy

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Investors Wary as S&P 500 Relinquishes Strong Summer Gains

Downside volatility has reappeared with markets responding sharply to Federal Reserve comments about the future of interest rates.

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Markets Get Mixed Signals in August

Stocks started the month on an upswing but ended with volatility.

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Weekly Investment Strategy

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Weekly Investment Strategy

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Fed's Big Interest Rate Moves Spur Markets

While inflation fears remain high, it is likely that we are past peak inflation and the largest interest rate increases are behind us.

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Incoming Data Releases: Stay Focused

We believe that the Fed is going to increase the federal funds rate by 75 bps.

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4 Reasons to Consider Investing in a SPAC – 1 Reason Not To

Born in the 1980s, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are growing up. A surge in SPAC activity that started in 2019 only grew in 2020, bolstered by the market volatility brought on by the pandemic – but also by an influx of more serious investors in a previously niche space. By the end of 2021, SPACs had raised $160 billion on U.S. exchanges – a new record that nearly doubled the level of the previous year.

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How Will Equity Markets Weather Inflation Fears?

Rough water is ahead, but equity markets may sail higher over the next 12 months...

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Translating market moves in challenging times

Where can investors turn when the markets are a riddle? Raymond James CIO Larry Adam seeks advice from antiquity.

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Weekly Investment Strategy

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Markets Seek Direction, Hope For Soft Landing

Markets flailed in May, seeking certainty amid conflicting signals.