Download PDF Newsletter The April Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released Friday, May 12th demonstrated just how difficult it is for policy makers to accelerate the pace of interest rate increases. While the overall CPI was in line with expectations – +0.2%, the Core CPI (excluding food & energy) showed the weakest year over year […]
Our 2nd Quarter Newsletter is now available. Download Second Quarter 2017 Newsletter The S&P 500 was up 6.1% in the first quarter, led by the technology, health care and consumer discretionary sectors. Energy and Telecom were the laggards. In the broader domestic equity markets, growth stocks generally outperformed value stocks and large company stocks generally […]
Economic forecasting is a difficult business. Accuracy may be hard to achieve but at least capturing the trend is an admirable and valuable goal.
Regardless of individual choice for a specific candidate, it is generally thought that the equity market will be less volatile now that there is certainty in regards to the election.
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Initial reaction to this summer’s surprising decision by voters from the UK to leave the EU initiated a sharp selloff in global equity markets.
How does the recent “BREXIT” vote affect our outlook for the US Economy?
We want to publicly congratulate Barbara Faulkner and the entire TGIF Investors Club on the 20-year milestone they recently passed.
Q1 2016 was a great quarter for bond investors. It served as a reminder that there is still life in the bond market and there are benefits to a diversified portfolio.
The 2016 first quarter is now in the books and it is time to revisit the forecasts.