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Weekly Market Insights

Midyear Outlook 2017: Careful Not To Overload

June 20, 2017 – Recent Treasury yield curve flattening and a decline in longer-term rate hike expectations may be warning signs. More >>.

“Midyear Outlook 2017: Business Fundamentals Back At The Controls”

June 19, 2017 – “We forecast 6–9% returns for the S&P 500 Index in 2017.” More >>.

Midyear Outlook 2017: U.S. Economy and Global Central Banks

June 19, 2017 – We continue to look for U.S. growth to expand near 2.5% in 2017. More >>.

Portfolio Compass

June 14, 2017 – “Lowered technology view from positive to neutral/positive; upgraded Treasuries from negative/neutral to neutral on improved technicals.” More >>.

Flattening Expectations

June 13, 2017 – Recent Treasury yield curve flattening and a decline in longer-term rate hike expectations may be warning signs. More >>.

FOMC FAQs

June 12, 2017 – We continue to expect a total of two or three rate hikes in 2017. More >>.

“Hurdling Overseas Earnings: What Do the Forecasts Tell Us?”

June 12, 2017 – “Overseas earnings were even better than expected during the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.” More >>.

“Municipals on the Menu”

June 6, 2017 – “Thus far in 2017, municipal bonds have performed well, similar to the positive returns experienced in the first half of 2016.” More >>.

“Master Limited Partnership: More Going On Than Oil Price”

June 5, 2017 – “Master limited partnerships (MLP) appear to be a natural way to invest in the changing energy landscape.” More >>.

Beige Book: Window on Main Street

June 5, 2017 – The Beige Book suggests continued modest economic growth. More >>.