Are we at Risk of a Recession? Know Your Downside.

Tony Roth |
Wilmington Wire
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October 17, 2018— In case 2017 let you be lulled into thinking that markets only go up, surely the recent turbulence served to remind you otherwise. Stock market corrections—even brief ones—are like a bumpy plane ride. What can be terrifying to the novice can be of little consequence to the seasoned flier who understands the

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DJIA and S&P 500 Plunge, but We’re not Panicking

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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October 11, 2018— Hurricane Michael is not the only thing leaving a wake of destruction in its path. The stock market has also experienced a swift correction that has spared few stocks, sectors, or regions—with weakness extending into European and Asian markets. The S&P 500 had its worst day since March, and the Dow Jones Industrial

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Deal or No-Deal: The UK and EU Approach Crunch Time on Brexit

Clement K. Miller |
Wilmington Wire
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October 5, 2018— On March 29, 2019, the UK officially leaves the EU, 33 months after the June 23, 2016 referendum. Fortunately, the referendum triggered a depreciation of pound sterling that has boosted the international competitiveness of UK goods exporters (Figure 1).  Moreover, since the referendum, UK firms have been assiduously preparing for post-Brexit challenges, even

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