Rising Interest Rates

    Dec 20, 2018

Don’t overlook short term municipals in a volatile environment

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Today’s environment of equity volatility and rising interest rates has some wondering: how should I position...

    Dec 19, 2018

The Fed & market volatility

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On December 19, the US Federal Reserve raised rates by 25bps, setting a new fed funds rate target of 2.25% to 2.50%. Economic projections for 2019 were revised down...

    Dec 4, 2018

Short-term spreads inverted — Is this a concern for 2019?

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The yield curve has inverted in the two- to five-year range. In market terms, this means that a U.S. treasury maturing in five years yields less...

    Oct 30, 2018

Laying Low in a Storm of Equity Volatility and Rising Rates

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Investors have found themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place this year...

    Oct 10, 2018

Bond yields are up, stocks down, so what’s next

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Strong economic data and positive geopolitical developments have pushed bond yields higher...

    Oct 9, 2018

Floating rate loans — Leading the pack in a rising rate environment

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Many portions of the fixed income market are experiencing headwinds...

    Aug 14, 2018

Climbing the wall of worry: Mid-year optimism

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Summer has been heating up the news cycle. Trade headlines dominate; midterm elections are impending...

    Jul 17, 2018

Markets maintain positive movement, with a side of volatility

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This month’s macroeconomic themes focused around tariffs, labor, and the Fed’s stance on rates. Yet, despite the...