With the major U.S. equity market indices at or near all-time highs and valuations appearing stretched, you might be wondering what’s possible for the future of returns. Based upon where we are now with price-to-earnings (P/E) ratios, future equity returns appear to be… More >>
Last week gave us another look into the psyche of the consumer as the two largest economies in the world both reported strong retail sales. The combination of China and the United States make up almost 40% of global GDP, as shown in the infographic below. [i]
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With the U.S. stock market reaching fresh highs in the last week[i], attention is turning to the large trove of cash sitting on the sidelines in money market and traditional savings accounts. As of Friday, money market assets topped $3.5 trillion, the highest level… More >>
Last week provided critical data supporting where we are in the economic cycle and earnings recovery.
On Wednesday, the first estimate of third quarter gross domestic product (GDP) was released, showing the U.S. economy grew 1.9% year-over-year. While growth has… More >>