Weekly Market Commentary May 27, 2015

Weekly Market Commentary May 27, 2015

You could have set the events of last week to music. Should they stay or should they go? Last week, the Bank of England (BOE), Britain’s central bank, inadvertently sent a memo describing how staffers should handle press inquiries about its confidential research into...
A Day For Gratitude

A Day For Gratitude

There are many ways to show gratitude for the sacrifices made by the men and women who have died while fighting for our freedom. In 1868, General John Logan issued a Memorial Day Order that said: “Let us, then, at the time appointed, gather around their sacred remains...
Weekly Market Commentary May 19, 2015

Weekly Market Commentary May 19, 2015

The U.S. Treasury market is a bit like a lake in the midst of a drought. All the action – fish, frogs, crawdads, and such – that was once hidden in the depths has become a lot more visible as the water shallows. For decades, traders and investors have turned to U.S....
Monthly Investment Commentary – May 2015

Monthly Investment Commentary – May 2015

May 2015 Recap Over the last few days of April, the sporting world turned much of its attention on Chicago where 256 college hopefuls were drafted by teams in the National Football League. Each of these players from the first pick, Florida State quarterback Jameis...
Weekly Market Commentary May 12, 2015

Weekly Market Commentary May 12, 2015

Government bonds have gone wild! Sure, you might expect high-yield bonds to act unpredictably from time to time. That’s why they’re high-yield bonds. They don’t receive investment-grade ratings – BBB through AAA – from leading credit rating agencies because they’re...