Our latest market observations and research.
The stock market caught a second wind during the summer months. After a wild roller coaster ride in the first half of the year, stock indexes finally cleared their late January highs in the last week of the quarter. Your portfolio1 finished strong and is approaching...read more
Holy cow! This economy is on fire; witness the second quarter U.S. GDP growth rate of 4.1%. Is it sustainable or a just a temporary spurt? It’s often said that the Copper price has a PHD in economics, because of its widespread use in many diverse industries. That use...read more
Photo by Jungwoo Hong on Unsplash The stock market and your portfolio1 grew nicely this quarter, despite fears of possible trade wars, higher interest rates and interim bouts of volatility. A rather noisy ongoing trade dispute with China, the European Union, and even...read more
July 2018 will mark the 108th month of the economic recovery, making it the second longest expansion in history. Another 12-months or so and it will be the longest ever. Moreover, the consensus of economists foresees little trouble ahead. As of May 2018, Goldman...read more
High Quality = Better Returns + Less Risk Click to watch a recording of the webinar - How to Earn Better Returns with Less Risk. Description: --Stock Market Update—Is the Correction Over? --Should You Be Chasing Returns or Chasing Safety? --Why We Believe It’s...read more
Volatility returned to the markets during the first quarter and stocks are experiencing their first significant correction in well over a year. Indeed, the last two months are a reminder that markets go through periods of weakness, despite last year’s nearly...read more