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Is Forecasting Damaging to Your Wealth?
March 23, 2015

Is Forecasting Damaging to Your Wealth?

As the calendar turns to each new year, it is common for the news media to recap important events in the last year and elicit expert predictions about what will happen in the year to come.

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Time for a European Vacation
March 16, 2015

Time for a European Vacation

During the second half of 2014, nervous investors were fixated on the shifting economic fortunes caused by the precipitous decline in the price of oil.

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Separating Signal From Noise
February 18, 2015

Separating Signal From Noise

At the end of last year, we predicted that 2015 would be another successful year for equity investors, but cautioned that gains would be hard-fought and accompanied by significant turbulence along the way.

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2015 Municipal Outlook
February 02, 2015

2015 Municipal Outlook

The impressive returns posted by the municipal bond market in 2014 surprised even the most sophisticated investors.

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Investors Ask: Why Not Just Stay Home?
January 20, 2015

Investors Ask: Why Not Just Stay Home?

Economists are increasingly using the term “divergence” to signal the differing economic trajectories of the United States and the other important economies around the world.

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Quarterly Update January 2015
January 16, 2015

Quarterly Update January 2015

The performance – and prospects – of the world’s major economies continued to diverge last year, with equities reflecting the decoupling between the U.S. economy and U.S. equities, and other developed market economies and equity markets. Equities in the...

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Too Much of a Good Thing?
December 15, 2014

Too Much of a Good Thing?

Financial markets are fixated on the shocking and largely unanticipated collapse in global oil prices. After peaking near $107 per barrel in June, U.S. crude oil prices began a steady descent that has gained increasing momentum in recent weeks. Recently,...

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Market Perspectives

During the second half of 2014, nervous investors were fixated on the shifting economic fortunes caused by the precipitous decline in the price of oil.

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