Lara Rhame

Lara is a Director of 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.

“Easy” is relative

The Fed has made it clear it plans to follow December’s rate hike with further “removal of policy accommodation.” But just how much accommodation is there left to remove?
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Iceberg, right ahead!

There’s a glacier out there. It isn’t going to sink your boat, but it is sitting in the middle of the household balance sheet, freezing the income on savings.
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Comfortably insulated

Britain’s vote to exit from the European Union has caught markets wrong-footed. We saw firsthand the negative effects of the overhang of macro events earlier this year – China’s slowing growth, falling oil prices and Federal Reserve policy speculation.
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