Market Commentary: Economic Outlook & the Impact of Global Politics

20 February, 2020 / by Tyler Wilson

The Federal Reserve has made clear after its last meeting of 2019 that it will be in a holding period for most of 2020 as it assesses the impact of their policy moves on the economy. They will likely use this time to debate how best to respond to the next economic downturn and [...]

Market Commentary: Optimal Blue Examines the Mid-Cycle Adjustment

22 August, 2019 / by Tyler Wilson

At its July meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee (Fed) cut its baseline interest rate by 0.25%, its first rate cut in more than a decade. Since the last rate cut, they have executed three rounds of Quantitative Easing (QE), significantly reduced the balance sheet from its [...]