Are Investors too Complacent about Tariffs?

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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September 18, 2018—On Monday night the latest shots were taken from both sides in the growing U.S./China trade war, and global equities on Tuesday are…up? Not only that, but S&P 500 sectors thought to be most exposed to trade, including industrials and materials, are also in the green at the time of writing. A possible

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S&P 500 Gets a Makeover

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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September 5, 2018—At the end of September, the S&P 500 index is getting a makeover. Below we answer the four most pressing questions related to the changes. 1) What is happening? On September 30, 2018 Standard & Poor’s is reshuffling their sector schematic, which will include redefining the existing technology, consumer discretionary, and telecommunications sectors. The current

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The Housing Market: To worry or not to worry?

Rhea Thomas |
Wilmington Wire
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August 8, 2018— Recent data have raised concerns about a slowdown in the housing market.  After a solid 2017, in which both existing and new home sales posted their strongest readings since 2006 and 2007, respectively, 2018 has been a lackluster year in comparison. Sales of existing homes in the housing market, which account for

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