The Macro View

The Case for Series I Treasury Bonds BEFORE the End of the Year

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It’s been a long time since Savings Bonds issued by the US Treasury, of any flavor, have been appealing.  However, a silver lining to the increased inflation we are currently experiencing is that savers can now take advantage of attractive Federal Series I Savings Bonds to earn more on idle cash sitting in deposit accounts.        Purchases of I Bonds are limited to $10,000 per calendar year,… Read more »

Making Sense of the Market Rebound

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Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way The reverberating effects of COVID-19 caused the S&P 500 to fall 34% in just over a month – the fastest bear market in history.  Since March 23rd, despite a historically large decline in economic growth, the S&P 500 has surged more than 35% and credit spreads have tightened…. Read more »

Tactical Diversification in 2020

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  The investment and economic landscapes have undergone a dramatic reshaping in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent severe market volatility.  While the net effect has been damaging, it’s provided investors with ample opportunity to re-explore the diversification of their portfolios.  As investors, we are constantly taught the importance of diversification in an… Read more »