January Market Commentary

Will 2021 Be a Good Year for Investments? We have finally closed the books on 2020, and for most people it couldn’t have come soon enough.  With all of the volatility from the economic impact of COVID-19 during t...

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Chinese Economy: Time to Change

Chinese Economy: Time to Change

Prior to 1978, China maintained a centrally planned economy. It was poor, stagnant, inefficient and isolated, mainly because the central government planned and managed most aspects of the economy and there was no free market at all. At the ...

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Thin Air

Thin Air

Living in Denver at about one mile above sea level, we hear a lot about the thin air.  There are advantages and disadvantages to this.  People love to play golf and baseball up here because the ball goes further.  Hikers and skiers comin...

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Emerging Market Turmoil Creates Risk to Global Growth

Emerging Market Turmoil Creates Risk to Global Growth

The Asian currency crisis showed us that contagion can catch on in a hurry and can be very difficult to contain Emerging market exchange traded funds have seen a net outflow eleven out of the past thirteen months The U.S. will continue to b...

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Stock Market Observations

Stock Market Observations

Three important factors likely to impact the stock market over the next 2 to 3 years A look at economic and stock market valuations A historical perspective of stock market returns for the month of January 2013 was a surprisingly good year ...

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Bonds Have Their Worst Year Since 1994

Bonds Have Their Worst Year Since 1994

The fact that inflation remained relatively stable suggests that the recent rise in interest rates is not likely to be a multi-year event. If we enter another economic slowdown, this could mean that a new recession may be longer and more se...

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