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Policy, Politics & Portfolios

Updates and analysis from Wells Fargo Investment Institute on what federal budget, regulatory, and trade decisions could mean for investors.

May 31, 2022

Can policy help counter low growth, high inflation?

A look at windfall economics at the state and local level, efforts to increase supply and reduce fuel prices, and small business’s bumpy road.

April 26, 2022

How Russian sanctions affect portfolios and the dollar

Western sanctions against Russia are disrupting global supply chains and impairing industries and companies worldwide.

March 29, 2022

Navigating inflation and regulatory changes

Inflation at a 40-year high has outpaced wage gains and has weighed on consumer confidence.

February 22, 2022

A review of state finances and Build Back Better

Rekindling President Biden’s Build Back Better plan will be top of mind for lawmakers ahead of midterm elections.

January 2022

Investment opportunities as China’s policies evolve

A once-symbiotic relationship between the U.S. and Chinese economies has frayed in recent years.

November 2021

Implications of energy policy for today and tomorrow

The future of energy in the U.S. may be green, but it will not be a speedy transition.

October 2021

Waiting for Congress: What to look for in taxes, spending

Added budget deficits from the two spending bills now under consideration are a double-edged sword for the economy and the financial markets.

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