June 15, 2018—On Thursday, June 14, the European Central Bank (ECB) made the equivalent of a bar’s ‘last call’ before it stops serving alcohol. It announced at its policy meeting that the asset purchase program known as quantitative easing (QE) would be winding down in the fourth quarter of 2018 and ending by the end of December.
May 16, 2018— Technology has always been one of the most exciting industries in the global economy, and not just because it is fun to imagine its futuristic applications. More than ever, technology and data are integrated into every good and service that is produced.
April 25, 2018—When it comes to bond yields, investors are impossible to please these days. If investors in 2013 were comparable to a toddler throwing a tantrum over the Federal Reserve (“Fed”) potentially withdrawing quantitative easing, then today it may be more appropriate to compare the market to a surly teenager who doesn’t know what he or she wants and is not happy no matter which direction bond yields go.