April 17, 2017
Just when President Trump starts to move towards status quo, things start to get hairy.
April 10, 2017
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March 27, 2017
So much of the market’s expectations for “reflation” in the economy is based upon the premise that a White House and Congress dominated by Republicans could work together to quickly pass legislation.
March 17, 2017
While there are many things going on around the world (the Dutch election in which the Euro-skeptic party won fewer than expected seats, the dovish read on the Federal Reserve after the expected rate hike, the no-action from the central banks in England, Japan, and Norway, etc), it is time for a little break.
March 10, 2017
The upcoming meeting of the Federal Reserve on March 14-15 has been the most telegraphed policy meeting in recent memory.
February 24, 2017
Don’t count out the Fed. With all the emphasis on the new administration’s fiscal policy, the release of the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes this week came with little fanfare.
February 03, 2017
You can tell when the narrative has changed. Rewind to this time last year.
January 30, 2017
Perhaps President Trump is listening to the 1981 hit album from Olivia Newton-John Physical this week as he continues to press on the fiscal button.
January 26, 2017
Between tweeting and spectacle press events, the next four years will be entertaining yet volatile for the financial markets…
January 19, 2017
We have published a special report on “Preparing For A Trump Presidency” in addition to our Quarterly Outlook this quarter.
January 13, 2017
President-elect Trump remains central in decision for businesses and investors alike.
January 03, 2017
Confidence is high at the end of 2016.
December 29, 2016
For the last several years, historically low interest rates have provided the US government an attractive option to extend the average maturity of US Treasury obligations, saving taxpayers billions of dollars.
December 23, 2016
It’s a gift. Just a little extra before the start of the New Year.
December 01, 2016
In case you were wondering, that is how you pronounce the last name of President-elect’s pick for the U.S. Treasury post.
November 28, 2016
We give thanks for much including a parking spot at the mall.
November 21, 2016
The US Dollar is reaching levels last seen at the end of 2002.
November 11, 2016
Is the world upside down?
November 09, 2016
Once again, the people have spoken and the voices of America have decided on a new President.
November 01, 2016
We participated in an election update conference call this morning with Dan Clinton, Strategas’ Head of Political Research, and David Wasserman, the House Editor for The Cook Political Report. Read more about what Dan Clinton and David Wasserman had to say on the upcoming election.
October 25, 2016
Summary A week ago we touch on the impact of autonomous vehicles. It’s a world of possibility out there. We have to keep both our eyes…
October 20, 2016
The Wall Street expression that “markets climb a wall of worry” was certainly true during the third quarter. Despite Brexit, the opening of a contentious U.S. presidential election, a spike in interest rates, scattered police and racial violence, and another quarter of negative earnings growth, broad equity markets turned in one of the stronger third quarter performances in recent years.
October 14, 2016
It’s a world of possibility out there. We have to keep both our eyes and our minds open for it.
October 14, 2016
Money market reform has caused a significant shift in buyer demand for short-term capital.
October 07, 2016
Liquidity, liquidity everywhere except for the foreign exchange market in Asian trading hours overnight. That might seem like an obscure statement, but it has market moving consequences when combined with computer-driven trading programs.
September 30, 2016
This week OPEC surprised markets by taking action, supposedly. Reports indicate that a production cap has been set at 32.5mm barrels of production from the cartel responsible for about 40% of global supply.
September 23, 2016
With all the Fed chatter, not much has been said about the communication from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) this week.
September 21, 2016
Today’s decision puts the U.S. Federal Reserve clearly in the “extend and pretend” camp.
September 16, 2016
The market sits and waits for next week as the Fed meeting approaches. Will they or won’t they?
September 09, 2016
Rhetoric continues to indicate that policymakers are trying to serve up economic growth on a plate and convince the markets that the kitchen is still open.
September 07, 2016
The past month has brought about a number of concerns from those in the estate planning world after the Treasury Department released new proposed regulations for Section 2704 of the Internal Revenue Code.
September 02, 2016
It seems that guessing games are every economist’s cup of tea these days.
August 22, 2016
An analysis released this week by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York indicated that middle income jobs (those paying between $30,000 and $60,000 per year) are finally being created.
August 22, 2016
…for the first time in a while.
August 08, 2016
Is the divergence getting even greater? This week, the Bank of England (BoE) responded as expected with additional support after the Brexit vote in June weakened their economic stability.
August 01, 2016
The first release of estimates for second quarter economic growth was made in both the US and Euro-area, both to the disappointing side.
July 26, 2016
Recent fears regarding Brexit and its potentially detrimental impact on economic growth have market prognosticators worried about the resulting side effects on financial markets.
July 18, 2016
It seems like the investor thirst for yield is unending.
July 15, 2016
Every day this week had a top headline that is directly relevant to the market narrative at hand- some positive, some tragic.