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The Week That Was … the Week to Come

Brian Jacobsen provides perspective on key events and topics for the week of June 25–July 1, 2022, and his thoughts about what the week ahead may hold. Plus: There’s a
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Market Fireworks and Independence Themes around the World

Discussing the major fireworks set off this year and how the theme of independence is taking shape around the globe today are Joseph Dore, head of EMEA Consultant Relations, and
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The Week That Was … the Week to Come: Post-FOMC Edition

Brian Jacobsen provides perspective on this week’s key topics, including the Fed’s 75-basis-point hike in the federal funds rate—plus, his thoughts on what the week ahead may hold. Here’s his
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The Fed Goes Big

On Wednesday, June 15, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the federal funds rate by 75 basis points (bps; 100 bps equal 1.00%) to a new range of 1.50%‒1.75%
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Market Fireworks and Independence Themes around the World

Discussing the major fireworks set off this year and how the theme of independence is taking shape around the globe today are Joseph Dore, head of EMEA Consultant Relations, and Brian Jacobsen, senior investment strategist, with Allspring Global Investments.

Pre-FOMC Announcement Special Edition: The Week That Was … The Week to Come

Brian Jacobsen, Janet Rilling, and Jeff Weaver provide perspective on the U.S. economy—and key indicators we monitor to gauge the potential for a recession—as we look ahead to the FOMC announcement on June 15, 2022.

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 May 28–June 3, 2022. Plus: There’s a recap of May’s key events.

Temperature Rising: Focus on Climate Change, Earth Systems, and Agriculture

You think that because you understand “one” that you must therefore understand “two” because one and one make two. But you forget that you must also understand “and.”

— Donella Meadows, Thinking in Systems, 1990