Monthly Commentary

January 2018 Market Review - Inflation and the Short Correlation Trade

The S&P 500 fell over 10% in the 10 trading days following the index’s all-time high on January 26th, with many speculators pointing to...
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February 2018 - Special Report on Market Volatility

The S&P 500 saw a greater than 4% decline, and the over 115% daily move in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) was easily the...
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December 2017 - Volatility: Tempest or Tool?

Volatility: Equity market volatility, or the absence of it, continues to dominate headlines, with the VIX hovering below 10 for extended periods and low...
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November 2017 - A Gut-Punch Averted

A Gut-Punch Averted: The most recent tax reform proposal from Republican leaders in Congress removed the proposed mandate for first-in-first-out (FIFO) accounting of stock...
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October 2017 - Ode to Bonds – Walking the Tightrope

Walking the Tightrope: The Federal Reserve continues its path of further interest rate increases, as several officials have cited an expectation of rising core...
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September 2017 - Greed, Fear, and Fallacy

Greed, Fear, and Fallacy: Behavioral economics and finance combine financial theory with psychology to challenge the assumptions of traditional models, and we applaud the...
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