Beyond Bulls & Bears

Fed Delivers Rate Hike: Holiday Gift or Lump of Coal?
Alternatives

Fed Delivers Rate Hike: Holiday Gift or Lump of Coal?

After months (if not years) of anticipation, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) finally took action on interest rates at the end of its December 15-16 ...

European Drama Hasn’t Derailed US Growth
Equity

European Drama Hasn’t Derailed US Growth

With the Greek debt crisis coming to a head and China’s equity market experiencing a correction, the summer doldrums have not been in effect this ...

Optimism, Pessimism and Opportunity
Equity

Optimism, Pessimism and Opportunity

Given that the S&P 500 has been on a tear since 2008, logging double-digit returns in five of the past six years, and US Treasury rates remain ...

A Balanced Look at Equity, Fixed Income Fundamentals—and Oil Price Fears
Equity

A Balanced Look at Equity, Fixed Income Fundamentals—and Oil Price Fears

As we approach the final days of the year, major US equity benchmarks appear to be heading toward positive performance for 2014, largely ...

Sequestration Stings

Sequestration Stings

Will U.S. Fiscal Loose Ends Cause the Markets to Unravel?

Will U.S. Fiscal Loose Ends Cause the Markets to Unravel?

A Delicate Balance

A Delicate Balance

Playing the Dividend Yield Field

Playing the Dividend Yield Field

Balancing Perception, Reality, Equities and Fixed Income

Balancing Perception, Reality, Equities and Fixed Income