Research & Strategies

Get the right information to help make the right investment.

Since the founding of the firm, quality research has been a hallmark of Raymond James. In fact, with one of the largest research departments off Wall Street, we’re able to serve our clients better without having to depend on outside sources. We periodically publish articles and reports on products, strategies, regulatory issues and economics.

Timely Reports

At Raymond James, our in-house research department offers a variety of research reports to help fit your needs. You can also leverage our experts’ knowledge of the marketplace at you next conference or seminar. Visit our Speakers Bureau page to learn more about reserving one of our experts for your next engagement.

  • Ellis Phifer’s Morning Notes
  • Eugenio Alemán's Weekly Economic Commentary
  • This Week’s Market Opportunities
  • Fixed Income Spreads
  • Agency Market Reports
  • Structured Products Reports
  • Municipal Market Reports
  • Corporate Market Reports
  • Cross Sector Relative Value
  • Mortgage Market Reports
  • Asset Allocation and Optimal Depository Portfolio Review
  • Total Return/Insurance Market Reports

Client Solutions

Economic Outlook

Eugenio J. Alemán, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Chief Economist

Weekly Economic Commentary

Eugenio J. Alemán, Ph.D joined Raymond James in 2022 as Chief Economist. Prior to joining Raymond James, Dr. Alemán was chief economist at the US Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Prior to the EIA, Dr. Alemán was with Wells Fargo for 16 years, first as a director and senior economist for Wells Fargo Securities, where he covered the US domestic consumer profile, contributed to the analysis of the global economy, and researched the commodities, energy and metals markets. In 2019, he joined Wells Fargo Bank as a vice president and international economist in the corporate economics group.

Dr. Alemán has been a professor of economics at multiple universities. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the Universidad Del Salvador in Argentina, an MBA from Inter-American University in Puerto Rico and a master’s and PhD in economics from Florida International University.

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