March 5, 2020

The Markets – March 3, 2020

Take a deep breath. We have experienced downturns before. Think back to 2018. During the last quarter of the year, major stock indices in the Unites […]
February 27, 2020

The Markets – February 25, 2020

Risk on or risk off? The coronavirus appears to have inspired two distinct schools of thought among investors. Some investors currently favor opportunities that are considered […]
February 19, 2020

The Markets – February 19, 2020

Many stock markets around the world moved higher last week. Investors’ optimism in the face of economic headwinds has confounded some in the financial services industry. […]
February 11, 2020

The Markets – February 11, 2020

Last week, major U.S. indices posted strong gains. That’s welcome news, but the drivers behind share price appreciation appear to have little to do with company […]
February 7, 2020

The Markets – February 5, 2020

Prepare yourself. There is a good chance markets will be volatile in the coming weeks. Precautions designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus may also […]
January 28, 2020

The Markets – January 28, 2020

Markets hunkered down last week. News of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China unsettled investors around the world. The respiratory infection is related to severe acute […]
January 22, 2020

The Markets – January 22, 2020

The new trade deals are here! The United States and China signed a preliminary trade deal last week. The next day, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement was […]
January 14, 2020

The Markets – January 14, 2020

It was a nerve-wracking week. Iran fired 22 ballistic missiles at the Ain Al Asad air base near western Iraq and a second base in northern […]
January 8, 2020

The Markets – January 7, 2020

About face! 2019 was a remarkable year for investors with many asset classes delivering positive performance. Both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, a gauge of […]