Municipal Bonds: Finding Value Amid Volatility

After a strong start to the year and a relatively quiet summer, the municipal market closed the third quarter and entered the fourth with a flurry of activity. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria presented meaningful implications for key parts of the market, and the Trump administration released its initial proposal for tax reform. As if those events weren’t enough

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Oct 12, 2017

Survey Surprises Support Equities

U.S. equities have been on a quite the tear of late, and two big surprises in the economic data last week helped to further support a positive outlook.

Oct 11, 2017

Favoring International Flavors

Global growth has firmed, and a slew of new data last week confirmed that the expansion is both geographically broadening and gaining momentum.

Oct 10, 2017

Mother Nature’s Market Impact

Global markets had a strong performance in September, with domestic indices lagging behind international. Earlier in the month, a string of natural disasters caused...

Oct 9, 2017

Global Infrastructure and Natural Resources

According to the OECD, global infrastructure spending requirements over the next few decades will be in the trillions of dollars, as governments invest to...

Oct 6, 2017

Looking Beneath the Surface: A Toys “R” Us Cautionary Tale

Toys "R" Us didn’t exactly close its doors, but the largest toy retailer in the world has filed for Chapter 11.

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