Room to Run — Remaining Cautiously Optimistic

The global economy is a key driver of market performance. In our view, the global economy has the necessary momentum to continue expanding in 2018. And, we believe the rate of growth will accelerate over the next 12 months. In addition, we see strength in business activity remaining supportive of risk asset pricing, although the duration of the continued rally is subject to debate

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Dec 14, 2017

U.S. Markets Ramp Up as Global Markets Slows Down

One thing is certain, U.S. markets showed no signs of slowing down in November, as the major indices...

Dec 13, 2017

Dividend Paying Stocks: One Size Does Not Fit All

2017 has been a rewarding year for equity investors. Global equities, as measured by the MSCI World Index...

Begin at the End When It Comes to Saving for Retirement

When thinking about retirement, the goal for investors is to put as much money away now to be used later...

Dec 11, 2017

Solid Job Growth in November

Nonfarm payroll employment was up 228,000 in November, beating expectations. Hiring was broad-based across industries. The recent bounce in hiring is partly...

Dec 8, 2017

Yield Curve Sign of Weakening Economy? This Time, We Think Not.

The yield curve flattened 64 basis points (bps) in 2017 and 218 bps since...

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