Economic data kicked off the week on a mixed note Monday as Homebuilder Sentiment for the month of March was unchanged versus February, even as expectations were for a small improvement. According to the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB), the general sentiment index was unchanged at 62 versus consensus forecastsRead More →

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Getty Images Fed Chairman Jerome Powell NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) — The Federal Reserve surprised markets recently with a large and unexpected policy change. When the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met in December 2018, it hiked the Fed’s policy rate to 2.25-2.5%, and signaled that it would raise theRead More →

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appeared before Congress late last month and spoke in serious terms about the country’s debt situation. It’s worth understanding what Powell said—and how that might impact your investments. Powell’s message: “The U.S. federal government is on an unsustainable fiscal path.” Specifically, “debt as a percentageRead More →

This article series provides a monthly dashboard of industries in each sector of the GICS classification. It compares valuation and quality factors relative to their historical averages in each industry. Executive summary Energy equipment services, oil/gas and metals/mining are significantly underpriced regarding historical averages of the 3 valuation metrics reportedRead More →