Weekly Market Commentary

March 24, 2020

Among the many magnificent sights in this beautiful country of ours are the blooming pink and white Japanese cherry trees that circle the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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March 17, 2020

At first, it seemed that the partisans were just looking for an opening to attack in an election year. As events unfolded overseas, we reminded ourselves that governments over there are liars, incompetents, or both.

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March 10, 2020

Last week, the eyes of the world were on a 13-floor building located in downtown Vienna right next to the House of the European Union. Health officials used infrared thermometers to check delegates from 23 countries gathering there to discuss matters that would impact the lives of virtually every global citizen.

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March 04, 2020

It is the coronavirus that may be the black swan that the investors have feared would come out of the blue to threaten our 129 months of economic expansion.

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February 18, 2020

At a meeting of the G-20 nations in Brisbane, Australia in November of 2014, Jim Yong Kim, President of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), proposed a new way to help developing countries finance efforts against infectious diseases in the early stages of a global contagion.

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