Spring 2009 Capital Markets Outlook

Spring 2009 Capital Markets Outlook Here is our latest Economic Outlook. Check out Jonathan’s thoughts by listening to the whole program or by clicking on a specific topic and listening for a couple of minutes. Jonathan records these ever 3 months. They get...

Weekly Commentary April 27, 2009

The Markets The government’s ability to “stick the landing” will go a long way toward determining how well the economy – and, by extension, the stock market – will fare over the coming years. If you’re a fan of gymnastics, you’re familiar with the concept of “sticking...

Weekly Commentary April 20, 2009

The Markets “Time heals all wounds” is a well-meaning cliché and, with a little tweaking, it can apply to how you deal with losses in the financial markets. This popular quote implies that the simple passage of time has a healing quality. In reality, the healing...

Weekly Commentary April 13, 2009

The Markets Does August 12, 1982, mean anything to you? On that day, the S&P 500 index closed at 102, which was about 9% lower than where it closed 10 years earlier, according to data from Yahoo! Finance. To repeat a popular phrase, it was a “lost decade.”...

Weekly Commentary March 9, 2009

The Markets As it relates to the financial markets, essentially the only positive thing we can say about last week is that it ended. The relentless decline in the stock market continued as investors focused on declining earnings, declining jobs, and lingering...