Archives for January, 2018

  1. January 16, 2018

    The U.S. consumer did not disappoint this past December.  Retail sales grew 5.8 percent year-over-year.  [i] Perhaps retail sales growth can provide a higher growth trajectory for the U.S. economy.  What is remarkable about the growth rate is not the 5.8 percent, but… More >>

  2. January 8, 2018

    Happy Monday to everyone.  Today we released our Q1 2018 Quarterly Look-Ahead. For the PDF presentation, click here. For the narrated presentation, click here. One of the things I always find entertaining from the first quarterly look-ahead of a new year is the market… More >>

  3. January 2, 2018

    “Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement.” – Ronald Reagan [i] Last year was stellar for investors.  What does 2018 hold for us? With this bull market getting long, it is reasonable to expect markets in 2018 to take a pause.  [ii] In… More >>