Sep 7, 2017

Municipal Bonds: The Case for Active Management


We believe prudent financial advisors recognize the need today for professional, active management in the municipal bond market. In the past, many financial advisors...

    Aug 31, 2017

European Strength Continues


When the year began, political risks were concentrated in Europe, economic growth was expected to accelerate in the United States, and the U.S. dollar traded near 15-year highs.

    Aug 29, 2017

Will the Real Min Vol Please Stand Up?


It would be perfectly understandable if market volatility followed the anguished and uncertain headline news from around the world. Despite some recent, short-lived spikes...

    Aug 25, 2017

MLPs: When Energy Sentiment Goes down the Pipe(line)


Despite being in the energy business, commodity prices are not the primary driver of MLP fundamentals...

    Aug 15, 2017

Equity Markets Resume Their Upward Trek


Global markets began the month slowly, as the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan started taking a more...

    Aug 14, 2017

Tech Is the New Macro: Impacting All Three Components of Return on Equity


Technology is positive for all three return on equity (ROE) components...

    Aug 8, 2017

Large Cap Growth’s Resurgence Driven by Stronger Fundamentals


Large cap growth stocks, as measured by the Russell 1000 Growth Index...

    Aug 7, 2017

Look Beyond U.S. Large-Cap Equities


The global economy continues to strengthen, as many countries and regions have shown improvement. For instance, the European recovery appears to be well on track...