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The Real Value of Negative Yielding Bonds

The below chart should help explain why the U.S. Treasury (and to an extent China Read more

The Fed Just Signaled July Is A GO

Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony before congress has affirmed the markets belief that the Fed will Read more

Where We Stand After Last Week’s Data

While the data last week remained consistent with a slowdown in economic growth, the positives Read more

Why The Fed May Not Cut In July

According to Fed Funds Futures, the market is 100% certain of a rate cut by Read more

Stocks Trading In A Range As The Fed Meeting Looms

Deal or no deal? Cut or no cut? Stocks appear stuck in the middle of Read more

Job Numbers Disappoint

The May payrolls were softer than expected, with slower job growth, but reflected sustained average Read more

Weak Job Growth Supports a Cut

Today’s employment figures from the ADP Research Institute may foreshadow disappointment for payrolls in Friday’s U.S. Read more

FANG’s Stumble Doesn’t Derail the Broader Market

While yesterday’s headlines highlighted regulation on FANG stocks, the broader stock market actually performed quite well without Read more

Week in Review 5/20/19 – 5/24/19

The U.S. markets declined as trade tensions with China have continued to escalate last week. Read more

Diversification Helps Mitigate Volatility and Points On Trade

The S&P 500 Index’s biggest one-day drop since Jan. 3 (-2.38%) was also a broad Read more

Week in Review

Five Talking Points from this week. This week saw trade tensions rise which caused a Read more

U.S. GDP Grew By A Surprising 3.2%

But the Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder U.S. real GDP jumped by Read more

Global Risk Aversion Falls to the Lowest Level Since January 2018

As investors prepare for a week full of earnings releases and volatility slumps across markets, Read more

Widening Spread – Oil

The U.S.’s planned announcement on eliminating waivers for buyers of Iranian oil is pushing up Brent crude Read more

Is The Dollar Losing Its Luster?

On Friday, the IMF released a report that demonstrated that global central banks continue to Read more