Market Insight Monthly | June 2019

ECONOMY: U.S. ECONOMY MODERATES, FED SHIFTS IN JUNE U.S. economic data moderated in June as trade tensions plagued the global economy. Leading indicators slowed, but remained largely resilient against trade headwinds. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index...

Central Bank Check-In | Weekly Economic Commentary | July 15, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS Recent Fed commentary reinforces the chance of a July rate cut. Trade tensions and political pressures are forcing global central banks to loosen monetary policy Easing policy may provide a short-term boost, but the global economy needs trade resolution....

Job Market Stands Strong | Weekly Economic Commentary | July 8, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS The June jobs report was unexpectedly strong, especially after a disappointing May Labor market strength could buoy otherwise moderate economic prospects. However, the resilient job market could complicate the Fed’s policy debate. Click here to download...

Longest Economic Expansion Ever | Client Letter | July 3, 2019

Happy Birthday, United States of America! As we celebrate our nation’s birthday, U.S. leadership on the world stage remains in focus. We received good news on the global trade front from the recent G20 Summit in Japan. President Trump and China’s President Xi agreed...