Market Commentary for August 24, 2015

In the midst of the worst market sell off in four years, what should you do now? Although a common impulse would be to sell to avoid further losses (and many investors will do just that), those investors looking to maximize long-term risk-adjusted returns to meet...

Market Commentary for July 24, 2015

You may have heard, watching one of the popular business networks such as CNBC, Bloomberg or Fox Business, a reporter use a term “market internals.”  This is a common description of a set of statistical indicators that reflect the overall health of the stock market. ...

Data Privacy and Security

Written By: Jen Pieson Identity theft and internet fraud can be huge risk exposures. When you consider how fast technology advances, it’s easy to see that these risks (the way thieves and fraudsters use your information) are constantly changing. Fortunately,...

Market Commentary for May 28, 2015

On Friday the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce will release the first revision of the U.S. 1st quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP).  The first release, in April, indicated a very slow growth rate of 0.2% for the U.S. economy for...

Market Commentary for April 28, 2015

For at least the past two years there has been widespread expectation in the financial community that long-term benchmark U.S. Treasury yields will rise.   Behind this thinking: The conclusion of the Federal Reserve’s extraordinarily accommodative monetary policy...