1st Quarter 2019 Update

Equity markets did an about-face during the quarter, generating the largest quarterly advance since the third quarter of 2009

4th Quarter 2018 Update

Questions about the future health of the economy, the FOMC’s decision to raise short-term interest rates at its September meeting and slowing earnings growth were a few of the drivers impacting markets during the quarter.

3rd Quarter 2018 Update

The US economy has experienced a late-cycle acceleration, and if growth remains positive through July 2019, it will become the longest expansion in history.

2nd Quarter 2018 Update

The US economy remains strong, and although the current expansion is now the second longest in history, the consensus among economists is that the prospects for further growth are solid.

First Quarter 2018 Update

The global economic environment continues to benefit from a rebound in demand and generally accommodative monetary policies

Fourth Quarter 2017 Update

The consensus among economists is that the recently passed tax reform package is likely to provide a significant short- to intermediate-term boost to the economy