What Can Investors Do About Rising Rates?

Rising interest rates are never fun for bond investors, as bond prices generally fall as yields rise. The latest move in rates has been no different, with the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index down 2.6% since bond yields started moving higher in earnest on...

Market Update | February 21, 2018

Market Update Market Recap U.S. markets closed lower, lacked major directional drivers. Bond market supply signals in focus amid Treasury auctions (details below). S&P 500 Index -0.6%, Dow-1.0%, Nasdaq -0.1%, Russell 2000 -0.9%. Technology (+0.3%) only sector to...

Out of the Woods? | Weekly Market Commentary | February 20, 2018

KEY TAKEAWAYS Stocks have made a significant comeback, rallying nearly 6% off the recent lows. Solid fundamentals and technical indicators suggest that recent lows may hold. Historical relationships suggest stocks and yields can move higher together and stock...

Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

After the fastest correction from a record high in the history of the S&P 500 Index, stocks staged an impressive comeback last week. The S&P 500 gained more than 5% off the lows to bring its session win streak to six. So does that mean we are out of the...

Market Update | February 20, 2018

Market Update Market Recap U.S. markets inched higher in mixed Friday trading. S&P 500 Index closed up more than 4% for the week, biggest weekly gain in five years. S&P 500 +0.1%, Dow+0.1%, Nasdaq -0.2%, Russell 2000 +0.4%. Utilities (+0.8%) led as rates...