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 positive return, with very few bumps in the road. While many strategists were calling for a 2018 that looked very much like 2017, the first four months of the year have been anything but

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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 9, 2018

Earnings Season Helps Counterpunch Geopolitical Turmoil

International markets outperformed the U.S. in April. U.S. markets posted slightly positive results, as geopolitical news...

May 9, 2018

Strong Job Growth – It’s the “Summer of ’69” Again

The labor market continues to strengthen. After 91 straight months of job creation, the longest stretch of...

May 8, 2018

The Iran Deal Is Terminated

As expected, President Donald Trump has chosen not to extend sanctions relief for Iran, withdrawing the U.S. from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)...

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