Keeping You Informed – Goodbye to 2023!

December 14, 2023 |Joanne Livingston
I really don’t know where the time goes… 2023 is coming to a close and we are already making plans and booking appointments for 2024. It has been a full year on the Livingston team. Suzanne has returned from maternity leave in September and Jenny began...
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Moderating US inflation pressures extended in November

December 12, 2023 |Claire Fan
US headline inflation ticked down to 3.1% in November from 3.2% in October. Food and energy inflation both eased while core ex-food and energy inflation was little changed at 4%. Lower gasoline prices in November pushed energy inflation down further to...
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Black Friday spending surprised to the upside despite a softening macro backdrop

Black Friday spending surprised to the upside despite a softening macro backdrop

December 11, 2023 |Carrie Freestone
Retail sales ticked up in November in the midst of the holiday shopping period. Even after adjusting for inflation, real retail sales (excluding autos) were tracking an increase relative to October. Clothing stores and gasoline were responsible for the...
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U.S. debt: Not living on borrowed time

U.S. debt: Not living on borrowed time

December 08, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As markets shrug off soaring U.S. debt, we unpack the debt dilemma and argue that positioning portfolios for a debt crisis can lead to subpar returns.

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