Uptick in Inflation

    Feb 15, 2018

Navigating Headwinds in the U.S. Bond Market


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

    Feb 14, 2018

Inflation Heats Up, Retail Sales Cool in January


Consumer prices jumped more than expected in January, with the headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) up 0.5%...

    Feb 5, 2018

Markets Tumble


From the recent record high on the S&P 500 Index achieved January 26 through market open this morning, U.S. equity prices have fallen almost 5%. While that’s still less than...

    Feb 5, 2018

Wage Growth Finally Speeds Up


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 31, 2018

Trade Protectionism – The Wild Card of 2018

by: , Robert Serenbetz

The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield is trading at 2.6%, close to a four-year high. This reflects the strengthening economy and the potential for rising inflation, but both...

    Nov 27, 2017

Inflation Shows Signs of Life


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

    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 7, 2017

Recent Weakness in Inflation – Is It Short Lived?


A strong labor market and stable/rising commodity prices are the primary drivers behind rising inflation trend...