Time Bought

Time Bought

The pandemic of COVID-19 remains a relevant topic weighing on the concerns of public-safety and in financial economics. Improvements in the number of daily cases are being made in North America and Europe, but new cases are growing in many of the emerging market...
Cash Made Available

Cash Made Available

The effects of the Coronavirus crisis are now beginning to show up in earnings and economic data. Economic numbers have deteriorated, but shrinking economies come as no surprise to anyone given the widespread impacts of COVID-19. The US economy contracted at an...
Cycles End and Cycles Begin

Cycles End and Cycles Begin

The unprecedented and long bull market in equities finally came to a close in the first quarter of 2020. Additionally, the long economic expansion in the US economy has come to an end. Not many would have thought that a biological condition would cause these scales to...
Market Volatility, Market Opportunity

Market Volatility, Market Opportunity

Financial markets remain in a state of unrest while businesses, policymakers, and investors continue to assess the real economic impact of COVID-19. The economic disruption caused by the virus could become even more significant if more events get canceled, businesses...
It’s in the Past, Look to the Future

It’s in the Past, Look to the Future

Things are beginning to improve relative to last year in the macro-economic backdrop that should help global growth going forward. However, an unexpected outbreak of a disease that started in China has now begun to trim earlier held estimates for growth. Stocks spent...
Risk Sentiments

Risk Sentiments

Last year produced compelling results for many investors. Global security market indexes of most types produced positive total returns in 2019. US markets offered leadership with double-digit total returns showing up in equities and high-quality bond categories. The...