Balancing opportunities and risks in today’s market
August 10, 2022
The U.S. Bank investment team remains focused on two primary factors that will help determine the direction of capital markets through the remainder of 2022 and into 2023 – the degree to which the U.S. economy slows and inflationary trends.
News and updates
Stay informed on key topics likely to impact markets, the economy and investors.
Are we going into a recession?
August 9, 2022
While economic growth as measured by GDP declined in the first two quarters of 2022, consumer spending and corporate profits both held up. But with the Federal Reserve fighting inflation with aggressive policy moves intended to slow the economy, is the likelihood of a recession increasing?
40-year high in CPI supports the Fed’s aggressive rate hike path
June 10, 2022
Stocks were down Friday after a highly anticipated inflation report released today indicated prices are rising at a faster-than-expected rate – pushing consumer sentiment to record lows. Learn how this may impact the economy, markets and investors in this situation analysis from our investment strategists.
Major market indices post negative returns to start the year
April 28, 2022
Six major market indices – representing stocks, bonds and real assets – all posted negative returns through March 2022. Our chief investment officer, Eric Freedman, examines the reasons for this and discusses investing strategies informed by today’s unique market environment.
8.10.22 | BLOOMBERG | Article
Mocked by everyone, stock rally sits at cusp of a chart landmark
“We’re not convinced that the upturn in stock prices we’ve seen is yet a firm trend,” said Lisa Erickson, senior vice president and head of public markets group at U.S. Bank Wealth Management.
8.8.22 | YAHOO! FINANCE | Video
Fed: Rents and wages remain 'sticky' components of inflation, strategist says
Rob Haworth, U.S. Bank Wealth Management senior investment strategist, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the next moves by the Federal Reserve to tackle record inflation in the U.S.
8.8.22 | CNBC | Article
The market’s biggest winners and losers in the Inflation Reduction Act
“The clear winners are clean energy, solar and other renewables,” said Robert Haworth, senior investment strategy director at U.S. Bank Wealth Management.
Q3 investment outlook
While pervasive selling gripped stocks, bonds, currencies and real estate interests during the first six months of 2022, investors want to know if the second half of the year will improve – or bring more of the same. Get the latest investment outlook from our capital market strategists.