Author: Leah

Bonds are off to a rough start in 2022. The Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond Index, the proxy for core US bonds, has declined nearly 6% in the first three months of 2022. This loss is compounded by those from 2021, when the index returned -1.5%...

The Russia-Ukraine war is a humanitarian disaster. While this latest insight focuses on the impact of the war on global economies and markets, in hopes for a resolution to this humanitarian crisis, be reminded of this quote by Franklin Delano Roosevelt: “More than an end...

The one thing that is certain when geopolitical events take hold is that uncertainty runs rife, and the one thing that investors and the markets don’t like is uncertainty....

Inflation remains a topic of concern in 2021. There are two key measures of inflation, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) preferred measure of Core Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index (PCE)...

Last year, we visited the topic of higher taxes and the impact on markets during the election season. In 2021, with various proposed tax increases to fund the American Jobs Act and the American Families Plan, we thought it might be a good time to...