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Don’t Be Fooled

Following what many considered to be a long-shot victory by Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, markets have been moving higher after some initial volatility. The dollar index is approaching 14 year highs, while the Dow Jones has been on a record-setting spree. Interest rates have been on the rise, as bonds and notes were sold heavily. Is this truly the beginning of a new era? In our view, the answer is perhaps yes, but probably no. While things may be looking better here in the... Continue Reading

BOE Takes Action

The Bank of England yesterday took some preliminary measures to boost economic activity following the nation’s June 23rd vote to exit the European Union. These measures included an interest rate cut from .5 to a record low .25 percent along with some $10 billion in corporate bond purchases and $60 billion in government debt. And there may very well be more to come… While stocks were heavily sold-off initially following the Brexit vote, they have come roaring back, with some indices reaching fresh all-time highs.... Continue Reading