Market Commentary

April 2021

2021: 1st Quarter Summary

“It's time to move on, time to get going / What lies ahead, I have no way of knowing” Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, “Time to Move On”... more

January 2021

2020: 4th Quarter Summary

“Red and white, blue suede shoes, I'm Uncle Sam, how do you do? / Gimme five, I'm still alive, ain't no luck, I learned to duck” The... more

October 2020

2020: 3rd Quarter Summary

“Yes we can can, why can't we? / If we wanna get together we can work it out.” The Pointer Sisters, “Yes We Can Can” Global securities markets... more

July 2020

2020: 2nd Quarter Summary

“Break up to make up, that's all we do / First you love me then you hate me / That's a game for fools” The Stylistics, “Break Up... more

April 2020

2020: 1st Quarter Summary

“Nobody told me there'd be days like these / Strange days indeed” John Lennon, “Nobody Told Me” One issue now dominates the concerns of every person with... more

January 2020

2019: 4th Quarter Summary

“What the people need is a way to make them smile / It ain't so hard to do if you know how” The Doobie Brothers, “Listen to... more

October 2019

2019: 3rd Quarter Summary

“Dizzy / I'm so dizzy, my head is spinning.” Tommy Roe, singer Our news and economic cycles appear to be increasingly dominated by the same few policy... more

July 2019

2019: 2nd Quarter Summary

“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” Marilyn Monroe, actress Yogi Berra was famously quoted as saying, “It's like déjà vu all over... more

April 2019

2019: 1st Quarter Summary

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” Mark Twain As we review market returns each quarter to... more

January 2019

2018: 4th Quarter Summary

“What are the drums saying, Eli? Good news or bad?” Opening lines of “Bomba, the Jungle Boy” (1949) Our 2017 review began, "What a great year for... more