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Is the Cyclical Trade Over or Just Pausing? June 18, 2021

By Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets

This week the Federal Reserve made its first hawkish surprise to monetary policy since December 2018. As opposed to December 2018, when the Fed actually raised rates for the final time in the cycle, the Fed this week signaled rate increases potentially starting in 24…

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During the pandemic, Brussels, Belgium-based materials manufacturer Solvay provided hydrogen peroxide, hand sanitizer, face shields and financial assistance to families in distress. Founder Ernest Solvay, who believed mankind’s progress would be driven by science and took a humanitarian view on corporate growth, would have approved….

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We believe the US technology sector has reached a level of valuation such that it is has the potential to substantially subtract from portfolio returns going forward. In this mid-quarter update, we: -Highlight how we monitor valuations in the global stock markets while shining a…

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The Market Is Looking Through Hot Inflation, For Now May 14, 2021

By Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets

This week saw some doozy inflation readings beginning on Wednesday with the CPI reading and then again on Thursday with the PPI. CPI came in at 4.2% year-over-year, but a whopping 0.8% month-over-month. For context, 0.8% MoM implies 10% annualized inflation! The PPI was also…

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