Portfolio Management

Wages Are Rising and The Phillips Curve is Not Dead September 07, 2018

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Economy, Markets, Portfolio Management

The Phillips Curve (the relationship between wages and the unemployment rate) finally awoke from its slumber with today’s unemployment report showing private sector wages rising 2.9% year-over-year and non-supervisory wages rising 2.8% year-over-year, the fastest growth rate since 2009. Even more important than that, though,…

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The Selloff In Oil/Oil Stocks is Buyable May 25, 2018

Posted by Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets, Portfolio Management

As we write, comments by officials in Saudi Arabia about possible OPEC production increases later this year have sent WTI crude oil futures down below $68.00/barrel (-4%), down from nearly $73/barrel just three days ago. Meanwhile, global energy stocks are lower by about -2% for…

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