What a Fed Rate Cut Means for the Markets

Stocks and bonds gain when Fed policy becomes more accommodative U.S. and international stock prices rise after a first Fed rate cut. Gains are strongest when there is no U.S. recession. Bond prices consistently rise prior to an initial rate cut, but are stagnant...

3 Reasons Why a U.S. Recession is Not on the Horizon

Main Points Economic growth drives profits, which should help fuel long-term gains in stocks through 2019. Most economic sub-cycles are still young, there’s little debt creation and consumer confidence is high. There’s no overinvestment, tighter conditions...

Market Commentary: August 2018

  The U.S. equities market year-to-date for 2018 can be summed up in one word: volatile. Market forces seem to be fighting against each other in a classic good versus evil scenario. Corporate earnings reports for quarter ending June 2018 are doing very well and...

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