Munis: Post 2018 election outlook

MacKay Municipal Managers feels the outcome of the 2018 Midterm Election will be overall positive for the municipal market. As the market digests the outcomes from federal and state and local elections, as well as numerous ballot measures, uncertainty and volatility which the market experienced in the weeks leading up to the election will now be replaced with relief

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Nov 16, 2018

Oil price falls on unexpected supply and demand dynamics

Crude oil prices are down more than 30% from their October highs. The sharp pullback is likely attributable in large...

Nov 16, 2018

Price inflation temporarily cools

The consumer price index rose an expected 0.2% (excluding food and energy) in the month of October with year-over-year growth moving lower...

Nov 15, 2018

Managing volatility with shareholder yield

The stock market’s sharp pullback in October caught many by surprise and prompted investors to take a closer look at active strategies that can help mitigate volatility...

Nov 13, 2018

Beware the “Known-Unknowns”

October reminded us that markets can be volatile, with the S&P 500 dropping -6.84%, its worst one-month drop since September 2011...

Nov 9, 2018

The midterms are over; what comes next?

The 2018 midterm Congressional elections go in the book as the most expensive ever, with spending on...

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