Weekly Market Commentary

July 26, 2016

The Group of Twenty (G-20) is an economic clique comprised of heads of state from 19 industrialized and developing countries plus the European Union, together representing about 66% of the world’s population.


July 19, 2016

Despite years of massive fiscal and monetary stimulus, flagging growth from east to west continues to flummox world leaders. Central bank interventions coupled with political uncertainty have driven investors into safe havens.


July 12, 2016

After major losses in the wake of the British referendum, stocks have reversed course and turned to positive territory. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrials have hit record intraday levels.


July 05, 2016

It was not just a slow summer news day but the Friday kicking off the Fourth of July weekend – the perfect time to release data and announce decisions or make admissions that would otherwise create a tsunami of headlines.


June 28, 2016

The traditional set of dominoes features 28 pieces which, as with the 28-member European Union, you can set on edge in such a way that one might topple independently or it might cause all the others to fall down.


June 21, 2016

As of 1pm EDT on June 24, 2016 10 Year US Treasury Bonds are trading at 1.57% and 30 Year US Treasury Bonds are trading at 2.42%, up 18 and 13 basis points respectively, the Dow Jones is down 528 and the long end of the municipal bond market is up 15 – 18 basis points.

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