The announced tariffs have come at a rather inopportune time, economically speaking. Back in 2018 when the US was slapping tariffs on washer machines and solar panels (January ’18), steel and aluminum (March ’18) and Chinese goods broadly (July ’18) the economy looked to be…

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Spotlight Cadence: Tip of the Spear of Moore’s Law April 15, 2019

By Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

When Lyft went public on the last trading day of March, investors learned the firm has staked its future to the street-level adoption of autonomous vehicles. Aside from the legal and ethical concerns, social anxieties and scandals, driverless cars still have major technology hurdles to…

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Are We on the Same Page Yet? Tailwind for US Treasuries April 10, 2019

By Steven Vannelli, CFA in Markets

The IMF made news yesterday by announcing its latest updates to 2019 GDP growth around the world. It guided global growth down and made an especially large cut to Eurozone growth estimates, bringing them down 30bps since January to 1.3%. They also took their estimates…

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