Lara Rhame

Lara is a Senior Economist in Fund Strategy at FS Investments, where she analyzes developments in the global and U.S. economies and financial markets. Her fresh take on macroeconomic issues helps to inform and develop the firm’s long-term views on the economy, investment trends and issues facing investors. Lara is committed to the Philadelphia community and serves on the board of Starr Garden Park and has been involved with BalletX, a contemporary ballet company.

Video: Payrolls in the new normal

The monthly U.S. payroll report is often viewed as a barometer of economic health by investors and policymakers. Gain insight on this market-moving indicator, its link to trend employment growth and how it fits into the new normal.
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Video: What are you really buying?

Major stock indices hang near their all-time highs, while the number of public U.S. companies has plunged since the mid-1990s. What do these diverging trends mean for investors’ portfolios?
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