January 16, 2018— December inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), held steady on a year-over-year basis at 2.1%. However, the “core” measure, which excludes the volatile food and energy components, had a 1.8% year-over-year increase.
December 22, 2017—As we take stock of 2017, and our expectations of the year ahead, we appreciate the incredible year equity markets have had, and we find evidence that the current momentum can continue.
December 11, 2017—This year’s holiday season is more frenetic than usual, with investors getting an added dash of craziness in the form of a major federal tax overhaul, a feat last achieved in 1986. That last rewrite was a bipartisan effort between President Reagan and the Democrat-controlled House and Senate, and evolved over the course of nearly 18 months with committee hearings, amendments, and debates.