Q1 2019 Commentary

Is the Global Economic Slowdown in the Past?   The financial markets over the past six months, with the general increase in volatility, have led investors to ...

See More
Special Market Update

Special Market Update

Special Market Update: January 27th, 2016 Stock markets in the U.S. and around the world have started off the year with significant weakness, and volatility has increased to levels not seen in quite some time.  Here are a few key points th...

READ MORE
Have We Entered a Bear Market?

Have We Entered a Bear Market?

Have We Entered a Bear Market? 2015 was a choppy year for stocks, with the S&P 500 Index lower for the year, but able to muster a small gain once the impact of dividends was included.  The high for most stock indexes was back in May, m...

READ MORE
Is The Currency Crisis of 1997 Coming Back?

Is The Currency Crisis of 1997 Coming Back?

Is The Currency Crisis of 1997 Coming Back? Many of you may remember the Asian financial crisis from the late 1990’s, that caused global currency challenges and affected markets worldwide.  While US markets recovered nicely from the cris...

READ MORE
The Once-a-Decade Oil Decline

The Once-a-Decade Oil Decline

The decline that we have seen in oil prices over the past 15 months is one of the largest in recent decades. Many people are shocked to see oil prices drop as much as they have, when just a few years ago it was common to hear talk about “...

READ MORE
Bond Market and Economic Update

Bond Market and Economic Update

The last 18 months have been tough for bond investors as interest rates have remained low on short-term bonds, and they have gyrated up and down on intermediate and long-term bonds. The crosscurrents of the Federal Reserve wrapping up their...

READ MORE
Newsletter

Sign Up for Updates