In the June issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he talks about the confluence of political and economic factors that led our Investment Committee to reduce a years-long overweight to equities—with the proceeds shifted first into cash, and later, fixed income—and our continuing concerns.
May 31, 2019 – On Thursday May 30, President Trump unexpectedly announced new tariffs on imports from Mexico, tying the policy to illegal immigration.
May 23, 2019 – Financial system stress comprises an important set of variables that we continually track. While not always indicative of where or when the next recession will start, we do believe it helps us find pockets of the market that may be more prone to breaking down. Importantly, the Federal Reserve now produces a biannual study, named the “Financial Stability Report,” and its second issue was released two weeks ago.