Weekly Market Commentary – September 24, 2018

The Markets Did you hear the news? A tech company introduced a microwave you can turn on using Wi-Fi – as long as you have one of the company’s voice assistants at home, reported Kaitlyn Tiffany of Vox. Soon, the voice assistants will be built with neural...

Portfolio Compass | September 19, 2018

COMPASS CHANGES No changes. INVESTMENT TAKEAWAYS We expect double-digit S&P 500 returns in 2018 (including dividends), driven by earnings growth potentially in the mid-to-high teens in 2018 thanks to a combination of steady economic growth, better corporate...

Weekly Market Commentary – September 17, 2018

The Markets All investors are consumers, but not all consumers are investors. The September installment of University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Surveyreported Americans are feeling pretty optimistic. Consumer sentiment rose to the second highest level...

Market Insight Monthly | August 2018

ECONOMY: Economic Reports Solid In August Despite Trade Tensions Economic Data Overall, economic reports released in August—mostly reflecting economic activity in July—indicated solid U.S. economic growth without significant inflationary pressures, even though...

Weekly Market Commentary – September 10, 2018

The Markets Remember: Volatility is normal. Major U.S. stock market indices climbed into record territory during August. They gave back some gains last week. Peter Wells of Financial Times explained: “Speculation about a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese imports from...