Why Insured Municipal Bonds Make Sense Today

Municipal bond insurance is a guarantee from a monoline insurance company that the holder of a muni bond will receive scheduled interest and principal payments when due, even in the event of a default by its issuer

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Jun 14, 2019

Volatility is Volatile

Financial markets have fluctuated wildly this year falling when fears of escalating trade tensions or slowing global growth dominate...

Jun 11, 2019

Serve and Volley

May was witness to the escalating trade war and the use of tariffs beyond trade negotiations. May 13 was the second worst day in 2019, dropping -2.41%, following China...

Jun 6, 2019

Concerned About Correlations?

Correlation – how different asset classes behave relative to one another – is an important concept in portfolio construction and at the heart of Modern Portfolio Theory...

May 29, 2019

Chutes and Ladders

The S&P 500 reached its all-time closing high of 2,945.83 on April 30, 2019. The view from the top can be nice, it’s also a long way down.

May 21, 2019

Volatility Returns, Not With a Bang, but With a Tweet

It had been an usually quiet time in the markets from a volatility point of view, with the CBOE VIX, an index that tracks...

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