Global Portfolio Strategy | December 9, 2020

Stocks rose sharply in November after falling the prior two months, as the S&P 500 Index returned nearly 11%. Progress on COVID-19 vaccines and post-election policy clarity buoyed investor sentiment, offsetting surging COVID-19 cases in the United States and many...

Signs of Spring | Weekly Economic Commentary | April 8, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS The U.S. economy has suffered from seasonal first-quarter weakness recently. Seasons change, and growth typically rebounds as the year progresses Leading indicators in jobs, manufacturing, and markets suggest economic acceleration. Click here to download...

Q1 Earnings Preview | Weekly Market Commentary | April 8, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS We expect roughly flat earnings for the first quarter, putting the seven-quarter streak of growth in jeopardy The picture seems quite a bit better when looking beyond the first quarter, which we see as a trough in growth. We expect enough economic growth...