Jay Powell and President Trump are going head-to-head this week as the FOMC meets for its final meeting of 2018. Trump continues to publicly challenge Powell to calm the trajectory of aggressive interest rate hikes. Now the equity markets have turned their back on Powell as well, signaling another rate hike this year may be […]
The third quarter earnings season is wrapping up, with 451 companies of the S&P 500 Index reporting so far and sixteen expected to report this week. Approximately 80% of reported company earnings have exceeding analysts’ expectations, which is in-line with the average of the preceding four quarters yet considerably above the long-term average of 64%. […]
Volatility, the New Normal? Whether you’re watching the bond market or domestic US equities, 2018 has presented more volatility than we have seen in recent years. This can cause investors to question strategy and be tempted to “play” the volatility or move to the sidelines. The yield on the 10-year US Treasury rose 45 basis […]
Parkway will be attending the Life Insurers Council Annuity Committee Meeting on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Beaver (Pittsburgh), PA. We are honored to be the Premier Sponsor and look forward to presenting on investment strategies while we are there.