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Q4 DC outlook: unsavory market leftovers

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This has been a week of political discovery for the markets and the economy. Three major events occurred. Democrats and Republicans moved to keep the government funded until December 3rd. A House vote attempt on

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EU Carbon Plan and US Infrastructure: tied at the border?

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Yesterday, the European Union released a sweeping 30-year plan to achieve net zero and reshape the economy. This has broad implications for every EU sector. The plan also has implications for the world including the

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The Manchin Fed

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Let’s do a quick run through two topics impacting the economy and markets. Federal Reserve monetary policy. On Wednesday, the Fed left interest rates and monetary policy unchanged. This was not a surprise. (Statement and Presser)What

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Infrastructure Plan: passing and impact

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Key Take-away and Doing My Best to State the Obvious: For the economy and D.C., a $1.9 trillion spending plan on infrastructure, climate change and housing risks over-heating both the economy and the political environment.

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Filibuster or Bust

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Key Takeaway: It is a logical political path, prepare for it now Where we’ve been After the passage of the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill, the Biden administration is moving on to the other items on their legislative