Tag: inflation

Dissecting a ‘Historically Tight’ Labor Market

New capital markets research from Wilmington Trust assesses a trend seen in the global economy, where the number of job openings far outpaces the number of available workers, causing supply chain disruptions and elevating the importance of compensation and employee benefits. 

Groceries and Gas Fuel Inflation Concerns

Based on worries about inflation and Federal Reserve policy decisions, market watchers say it would be natural to see a market correction heading into the end of the year, though that fate is far from certain.

Talking Taxes, Inflation and Bucket Strategies

Reflecting on the common conversations they are having with their near-retiree clients, advisers say there is broad certainty that taxes will increase in the future, and also a lot of fear about a market correction.

A New Telling of the Story of Persistent Inequality

The interest rate regime embraced to combat strong inflation of the mid-1970s and early 1980s has had unintended consequences—including the development of historic levels of wealth inequality. Yakov Feygin says there’s a lot that can be done to turn things around.

Sequence of Return Risk

There’s more participants should understand than just cutting back on equities.

Interest Rates’ ‘New Normal’

By bringing longer-run goals and strategy into alignment with changes in the economy, the Fed aims to strengthen support for economic recovery.