Inflation, inflation, where’s the inflation?

Inflation, inflation, where’s the inflation?

The U.S. Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates in anticipation of higher inflation. In its 2018 forecast, Goldman Sachs indicated it expected to see “a gradual increase in global core inflation, albeit to levels that are still below central bank targets in...
Celebrating The Complex Tapestry Of America

Celebrating The Complex Tapestry Of America

On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stood before the Lincoln Memorial and told a violently divided nation, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the...
Whoosh! Bang! Flash! Fizz! Whistle!

Whoosh! Bang! Flash! Fizz! Whistle!

U.S. stock markets delivered their own version of fireworks to celebrate the New Year. During the first week of 2018, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new all-time high, moving above 25,000 for the first time ever. The NASDAQ Composite and Standard & Poor’s...
Get Ready to Ring In the New Year!

Get Ready to Ring In the New Year!

What Resolution Will You Make? When the Ancient Babylonians originated the idea of making New Year’s resolutions, returning items borrowed from friends was top on the list. Romans took a very different approach to New Year’s resolutions. It was common for them to ask...
It’s time to turn your mind to taxes.

It’s time to turn your mind to taxes.

Last week, President Trump signed tax reform, officially titled ‘An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018,’ into law. The legislation provides significant permanent tax cuts for...