Uptick in Inflation

    Mar 16, 2017

Specter of Inflation Should Trigger Look at Commodity Exposure


Institutional investors have long incorporated commodities in their portfolios as a way to seek...

    Mar 7, 2017

Navigating Optimism and Uncertainty


The early days of the Trump era find the pulse of the business community in an unusual place—the co-existence of both historically high optimism and uncertainty.

    Mar 2, 2017

A Change in the Interest-Rate Cycle


Today’s bull market in the U.S. ranks as the third longest bull market for bonds in history and the second largest drop in interest rates. As a consequence...

    Feb 16, 2017

Fiscal Stimulus Adds Inflationary Pressures?


The fourth-quarter earnings season shows S&P 500 firms are producing solid mid-single digit earnings-per-share (EPS) growth versus a year ago.