Hurricane Harvey Update

Gerard Durr |
Wilmington Wire
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August 30, 2017— It will be weeks before we know the full human and economic costs that Hurricane Harvey has inflicted on southeast Texas. With Hurricane Harvey making its final landfall as we go to press, we are actively monitoring the situation and offer an initial assessment of the potential impact on Wilmington Trust’s centrally managed municipal fixed income accounts.Harvey will go down as one of the most destructive storms in U.S. history and will impact well over the 6.

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Markets Can Be Very Wrong in the Short Run

Tom Pierce, CFA® |
Wilmington Wire
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June 27, 2017—Seasoned investors are well aware that market prices are set at the margin, or alternatively, it is price and not quantity that matters for small flows. Sometimes the small percentage (or “flow”) of transactions occurring is representative of where a much larger “stock” or percentage of the market would trade; and other times, it isn’t.

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Illinois’ Budget Crisis Redux

Karleen Strayer |
Wilmington Wire
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June 26, 2017—The Illinois General Assembly continues its 10-day special session this week making a last-ditch effort to approve a state budget prior to the start of its fiscal year on July 1. Other states, including Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania are still hashing out their budgets, but the stakes for Illinois are much higher.

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