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Volatility | September 8, 2017

Posted on September 8, 2017

Volatility among many asset classes is starting to approach long term average levels. Barring any significant jump in risk, market volatility doesn’t yet signal a possibility for a major decline. As we have mentioned in other comments, it is prudent to take a more defensive position but this is likely just part of seasonal weakness. […]

Income Report Card | August 21, 2017

Posted on August 21, 2017

The 10-year Treasury yield declined further this week, ending at 2.19%. Stocks also continued their bumpy ride this past week. We think the pullback in stocks might just be seasonal as overall the trend for risky assets still leans positive. See the data