Managing Volatility

    May 25, 2017

Navigating Between Risk and Opportunity

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With the market reacting of late to President Trump’s future, and the discussion about that and the secondary effects it may have on his pro-business agenda, it is important to...

    May 4, 2017

Markets Are on the Move

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The S&P 500 Index is up 7.4% year-to-date. And, at just under 2,400, is close to the 2,425 median year-end estimates among Wall Street strategists...

    Apr 28, 2017

Duration: Not Debunked, Just Practically Applied

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When will interest rates rise and by how much? This question has been analyzed and debated continuously over...

    Apr 20, 2017

Push and Pull on Global Currencies

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Concerns over escalating geopolitical tensions, doubts over U.S. fiscal stimulus, and uncertainty over political battles have pushed and pulled on global currencies.

    Apr 12, 2017

Disentangling Cycles from Time

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Deep into the expansion phase of an economic cycle, the classic pattern involves Fed tightening, yield-curve flattening, rising rates, and tightening credit spreads.

    Apr 10, 2017

CEOs, CapEx, and Correlations

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CEO confidence has risen in recent months, and that has typically led to increased capital spending when sustained and coupled with growing profits and a full order book...

    Apr 6, 2017

S&P Rises Despite Health Care Setbacks

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The S&P 500 rose 5.5% in the first quarter and managed to finish less than 2% from its all-time high, despite setbacks in health care legislation. There was a notable absence...

    Apr 6, 2017

High-Yield Positioning

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High-yield spreads over Treasurys have tightened this past year amid a growing economy, improving corporate profits, and a rebound in commodity prices. As a result, default...