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Dollar Weakness Creates Tailwinds for U.S. Companies

Dollar Weakness Creates Tailwinds for U.S. Companies

The U.S. dollar has weakened considerably in 2017, and many investors are asking where we go from here. To answer ...
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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

The latest data indicates that ongoing economic expansion is gathering pace, especially in the euro area. See my recent post, ...
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Macro Scorecard Points to Economic Expansion

Macro Scorecard Points to Economic Expansion

In a previous post, I discussed the role of macroeconomic analysis in our investment process. Today I will show you ...
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Three Reasons for Macroeconomic Analysis

Three Reasons for Macroeconomic Analysis

William Blair is a fundamental asset-management shop, meaning we focus our research and portfolio-construction energy on the selection of high-quality ...
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Searching for Signposts

Searching for Signposts

In an earlier post, I explained that much of the urgency around the immigration debate has faded, but a number ...
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The Steps to Globalization

The Steps to Globalization

Previously, I presented a challenge we will have to solve to cross the final frontier of globalization—the movement of labor ...
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