Market Intelligence

Richard Bernstein, Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer of Richard Bernstein Advisors recently published an article titled, “Ignore the Tweet, Invest for the Meat”, where he laid out the case for investing for the long-term while filtering out the short-term noise/news cycle. Below are excerpts...

Economists believe the Great Recession ended in 2009, and since that time, millions of Americans are back to work. Economists and Fed policy makers agree that the economy is closer than ever to full employment in this economic cycle. Full employment doesn't necessarily mean that every...

The United States by far has the single largest consumer market of any country worldwide, representing over 26% of the entire global consumer market. U.S. consumers spent over $12.5 trillion in 2017, nearly three times as much as the second largest consumer market, China. China’s...

Blackrock, an investment firm managing roughly $6 trillion in assets on behalf of investors globally, recently released their investment outlook for 2018. Richard Turnhill, Global Chief Investment Strategist and his team at the Blackrock Investment Institute, provide a fairly sanguine view of the 2018 markets,...