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June 17, 2015

Still in Midcycle at Midyear

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With steady growth in US jobs — and now wages — boosting consumer confidence and pushing the business cycle forward, there’s more talk of the US Federal Reserve raising rates. Chief Investment Strategist James Swanson explains why starting to tighten gradually — say, 25 basis points in September — might not be so bad for the US economy or investors. Recorded June 2015.

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