Category Archives: Commentary

05 Jun

Shock Gain In US Payrolls

Economic Blog It appears optimistic stock investors have for the moment won out versus more dour economic forecasters. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly employment report this morning, revealing that the domestic economy gained 2.5 million jobs … Continue reading
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04 Jun

Best 50-Day Rally Ever

Market Blog In many ways, what we’ve seen so far in 2020 has been both record-breaking and devastating. From the S&P 500 Index peak on February 19 to the bear market lows March 23, stocks lost 33.9%. Now, 50 trading … Continue reading
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03 Jun

Bond Markets Not Yet Believers

Economic Blog The S&P 500 Index has rallied mightily off of its March 23 low, climbing almost 40% through the close of the market yesterday, as market participants look ahead to the economy continuing to gradually reopen. While there are … Continue reading
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02 Jun

2020 In Charts

Market Blog 2020 is only five months old, but in many ways it is one of the most historic years we’ve ever seen. “2020 went from moving along nicely, to seeing the worst recession in a generation and the fastest … Continue reading
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