Rising Interest Rates

    Feb 21, 2018

Signs of Slower U.S. Growth on the Horizon

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The U.S. economic expansion, which began in 2009, is already one of the longest on record. This begs the question, how much longer can it last?

    Feb 15, 2018

Navigating Headwinds in the U.S. Bond Market

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The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield breached the 2.9% level this week, as investors became wary of fiscal stimulus...

    Feb 5, 2018

Wage Growth Finally Speeds Up

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Wages showed signs of life in January, up 0.3% over the month. At the same time, wage growth for December 2017 was revised from 0.3% to 0.4%. Average hourly earnings are now...

    Jan 25, 2018

Balancing Risk and Reward in the High-Yield Market

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With a new year at hand, it’s a good time to reassess the high-yield market. We recently sat down with...

    Jan 25, 2018

Where Are Financials Headed in 2018?

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It has been a very good year for U.S. equity investors, as all the major averages reached multiple all-time highs in 2017. The S&P 500 ended the year up 21.83%, but...

    Jan 3, 2018

Floating Rate Loans—Slow and Steady Wins the Race

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With the U.S. economy appearing to gain momentum—and the potential to further accelerate with the tax reform...

    Nov 27, 2017

Inflation Shows Signs of Life

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Inflation increased last month, as higher costs in housing, medical care, and wireless services offset lower energy and vehicle prices...

    Nov 21, 2017

Looking Beyond U.S. Large-Cap Equities

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U.S. small-cap stocks have historically benefitted when the U.S. economy has shown signs of increasing strength. In the U.S., small-cap stocks have historically performed...