Market Blog
June 8, 2010

Small Business Confidence Rising; ISI Remains Optimistic

We share the view of most economists that the major deterrent to a strong and sustainable U.S. economic expansion is the...

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May 24, 2010

Global Financial Market Turmoil

We are troubled by the recent turbulence in global stock, bond, commodity and currency markets. Especially disturbing is...

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May 14, 2010

Fed Watch

In recent Outlooks and blogs, we have emphasized the importance of Federal Reserve policy in influencing the direction o...

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May 12, 2010

International Stock Markets: Searching for Goldilocks

Heading into 2010, we shared the view of a majority of international investors that the best performing stock markets th...

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April 23, 2010

Global Growth Accelerating

In yet another indication that the global economic recovery is gaining momentum, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) h...

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April 7, 2010

Review of the First Quarter 2010

Global stock markets in the U.S. and abroad weathered a temporary setback in January and early February and then rallied...

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