In the 2Q 2019 issue of our quarterly publication, we:Assess the supply–demand imbalance in the municipal bond market and provide an overview of performance. Explore the credit stability of Illinois in the wake of the budget passage and remaining long-term challenges. Focus on other post-employment benefit liabilities—a growing municipal credit challenge.
In the July–August issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he explains why—despite the fact that a U.S.–China trade truce, impending Fed rate cuts, and all-time S&P 500 highs are quite encouraging for the economy and markets—we are more cautious on these drivers heading into the second half of the year.
Our Business Owners Outlook is a quarterly survey that explores business owners’ concerns and outlooks on themes that are most important to them. This first in the series, “Risky Business,” reveals some eye-opening disconnects in the respondents’ thinking.Business owners strongly support the Trump administration’s policies, yet they also worry about U.