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What lies ahead now that the shutdown is over?
January 29, 2019
 
 
The Wells Fargo Investment Institute 2019 Outlook explores what investors need to know about the economy and investment markets in the year ahead.
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In August, the current bull market recovery will become the longest on record.  What happens next for the markets?  Is a recession near?  Where should you consider investing your assets?  The above link takes you to an investment strategy report authored by Tracie McMillion, CFA and Head of Global Asset Allocation at the Wells Fargo Investment Institute.  - May 29, 2018
 
 
Interest rates are in an upward trend.  What does this mean to you as an investor?  We have been in a generational decline of interest rates since the 10 year treasury bond rate peaked in 1981.  The financial crisis accelerated and kept interest rates low for the past ten years, but now they are on the rise.  It makes sense to understand why and have a conversation with your financial advisor as to why bonds are or are not right for your individual situation and portfolio at this particular time.  The above link is a short piece that highlights one economist's view as to why rates are rising, and it's not what you might think.  - April 9, 2018
 
 
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 724 points today as markets fear a possible trade war.  Click on the above link to read the latest analysis and take aways from our International Strategy team at the Wells Fargo Investment Institute.
 
 
Treasury yields have risen quickly recently, and concernis mounting as to how the markets handle a higher debt burden.  For any investor, including fixed income investors, volatility has returned.  Click on the above link to learn what strategies to consider from the Wells Fargo Investment Institute Co-Head of Global Fixed Income.
 
 
After a difficult week where the markets dropped over 10% from the highs, what do we think happens from here?  What is the magnitude of the damage?  Where are the opportunities?  Please click the above link to get more color on how the Wells Fargo Investment Institute's Global Investment Strategy Team thinks this plays out for investors and where the opportunities exist going forward.
 
 
With the Dow Jones down over 1,800 in just two days, investors are wanting to know where we go from here.  Please click the above link to find the strategies Wells Fargo Investment Institute recommends at this point.
 
 
With tax reform in the rear view mirror, the Wells Fargo Investment Institute is adjusting their 2018 year-end targets for the domestic equity markets.  Please click the above link to learn more.
 
 
Congress has passed long awaited legislation to change the tax code starting in 2018.  For a detailed view on what the significant changes are for families and businesses, as well as how Wells Fargo Investment Institute thinks it might affect the markets, please click the above link for the details.
 
 
 
President Donald Trump nominated Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen to become the next Chair of the Federal Reserve.  Click the above link to see what it may mean for investors in the different areas of the markets. 
 
 
 
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