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Chief Market Strategist, Victoria Fernandez, says there is enough going on in the U.S. domestically that can still boost the economy and give the Federal Reserve the opportunity to raise rates in the second half of 2019.

With the US economic outlook, would the Fed consider cutting rates? Chief Market Strategist Victoria Fernandez joins Fox Business to discuss earnings expectations and the potential moves of the Fed in 2019.

We’re seeing a lot of momentum moving forward. Chief Market Strategist, Victoria Fernandez, talks about consumer confidence turnaround in the market with CNBC.

Could a second government shutdown spark a greater market reaction than the first? Chief Market Strategist Victoria Fernandez joins CNBC to share her insight on how the potential shutdown could set the playbook for the debt ceiling later this year.

With a rising labor force participation rate, what could this mean for the economy? Victoria Fernandez, Chief Market Strategist, returns to the Squawk Box on CNBC to discuss the January job report, potential inflation and the possible rise of the Federal Fund rates later this year.

“Earnings is going to be key going forward,” Chief Market Strategist, Victoria Fernandez discusses the current sentiment in the market along with the fundamentals we are looking at.

Victoria Fernandez, Chief Market Strategist, joined Yahoo Finance to discuss why Crossmark believes there is still room for growth in this economy.

Environmental, Social, and Governance data: how useful is it? Zachary Wehner, Portfolio Manager, believes issues-based data may be a more reliable indicator.

“The bond market always seems to have it’s own story to tell.” Victoria Fernandez, Chief Market Strategist, discusses the flattening yield curve and and why it doesn’t necessarily mean that a recession is imminent.

Chief Market Strategist, Victoria Fernandez, joins Yahoo Finance live at the studio to discuss midterm elections and its potential impact on government spending, the Fed, and Crossmark’s investment strategy.

Victoria Fernandez, discusses findings from Crossmark’s recent values survey along with how regulation could help to increase opportunities in ESG investing

Could market pullback be an opportunity for investors? Watch Victoria Fernandez, Chief Market Strategist for a discussion with Yahoo Finance about the recent slides in stocks and the latest moves in the market.

“If we continue to have some momentum, I think we’ll see the Fed keep moving.” Chief Market Strategist, Victoria Fernandez, talks with CNBC about her outlook for the Fed and the U.S. economy, as well as concerns around debt and the consumer.

Chief Market Strategist, Victoria Fernandez, discusses last week’s sell-off along with Tech Stocks and Netflix earnings on CNBC

“It’s OK if yields are moving higher if you’re positioned properly.” Chief Market Strategist, Victoria Fernandez, discusses fixed income investment opportunities given the current volatility as well as her outlook for treasuries, inflation and interest rates

Victoria Fernandez, Chief Market Strategist, joined as a live panelist on Bloomberg’s “Real Yield” to discuss the jobs report, high yield credit, and expectations for rate impacts.

Victoria Fernandez, Chief Market Strategist, joined CNBC’s Squawk Box this week to talk about US-China relations during trade tensions, outlook on markets, and investing for the longer term

Managing Director, Victoria Fernandez, returned to ‘Bloomberg Markets’ radio live in studio with Carol Massar and Barry Ritholtz to discuss ESG investing.

Crossmark’s Steward Global Equity Income Fund (SGIDX) is listed as one of the best performing ESG funds of 2017 by Bloomberg’s Sustainable Finance Brief.

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