Short-term municipal bonds: Capitalizing on a rising tide

Looking back through our commentaries over the last few years, our focus has generally been on portfolio positioning farther out on the municipal curve, particularly our preference for the long end, relative to the intermediate segment of the curve

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May 23, 2018

Goodbye cheap oil

The price of oil has hit $71 a barrel - a three year high - driven mainly by global economic growth and the underinvestment in capacity from years prior. Oil prices are in a...

May 22, 2018

Multiple approaches to multi-factor investing

“Smart beta” ETFs have been experiencing a surge in popularity, begging the question: What’s “smart”...

May 18, 2018

Three effects of higher gas prices

Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning those summer vacations. But, some may want to think twice before planning that long road trip...

May 16, 2018

A dollar ain’t worth a loonie anymore

Throughout 2017 and into 2018 the U.S. dollar fell with relatively little interruption versus both a currency basket weighted by volume of trade...

May 10, 2018

Convertibles Shine through Clouds of Volatility

Well, it had to end at some point. For a while in 2017, it seemed like wherever you invested, you would earn a...

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