Managing Concentration in Growth Stocks ?>

Managing Concentration in Growth Stocks

Bob Gruendyke, senior portfolio manager for Allspring’s Dynamic Growth Equity team, analyzes the current market environment for growth stocks and the impact of extremely high concentration in just a handful
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Russia-Ukraine Special Edition: The Week That Was … the Week to Come ?>

Russia-Ukraine Special Edition: The Week That Was … the Week to Come

Brian Jacobsen provides perspective on the Russia-Ukraine war and other key topics of the current week—plus, his thoughts about what the week ahead may hold. Here’s his report for the
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Russia-Ukraine Special Edition: The Week That Was … the Week to Come ?>

Russia-Ukraine Special Edition: The Week That Was … the Week to Come

Brian Jacobsen provides perspective on the Russia-Ukraine war and other key topics of the current week—plus, his thoughts about what the week ahead may hold. Here’s his report for the
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A Journey Through the Municipal Space

David Farace, portfolio specialist, and Nick Venditti, senior portfolio manager and head of the Municipal Fixed Income team at Allspring Global Investments, discuss the current state of the municipal market,
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May 4 FOMC Meeting: 50-bp Rate Hike Now, More On the Table

On Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the federal funds rate by 50 basis points (bps; 100 bps equal 1.00%) to a new range of 0.75%‒1.00%. This was widely expected by the market, and the vote was 10-0.

Russia-Ukraine Special Edition: The Week That Was … the Week to Come

Brian Jacobsen provides perspective on the Russia-Ukraine war and other key topics of the current week—plus, his thoughts about what the week ahead may hold. Here’s his report for the week of April 23–29, 2022. Plus: There’s a recap of April’s key events.

Fed Balance Sheet: You Can’t Get There From Here

On May 4, the Federal Open Market Committee is expected to announce a 50-basis-point (bp; 100 bps equal 1.00%)—0.50%—increase in its target for the federal funds rate. It’s also likely to announce it will start shrinking its balance sheet. What will the balance-sheet reduction look like, and what might it mean?