Weekly Market Commentary

August 15, 2017

Umbraphiles from around the world are coming to the U.S. to watch the moon cross in front of the sun on Monday, August 21. The total eclipse of the sun will darken skies in cities across the nation.


August 08, 2017

With nothing to focus on in Washington until after Labor Day, financial markets have come up with their own version of Dancing with the Stars.


August 01, 2017

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus closed on May 21 after 146 years of entertaining crowds I the U.S. and Europe, but the Greatest Show on Earth lives on in Washington, DC.


July 25, 2017

U.S. home prices have soared to new highs for the sixth straight month, average family health insurance premiums have increased by 140% in the last three years and college tuition has increased an average of 5% a year for the past 25 years.


July 19, 2017

Three and a half billion miles away, the American spacecraft New Horizons is sharing breathtaking photos of worlds at the edge of our solar system, almost too remote to comprehend or appreciate in this age of selfies.


July 11, 2017

If you were on the beach for the past two weeks, you have come back to find some flip flops in the bond market. While you were away, investors saw the tides starting to turn at the central banks in Europe, England, Canada and Japan.

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