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  • Women in Investing: Growing Influence November 15, 2018
    The profile of women has never been higher. Everywhere you look women continue rising.
    Romina Graiver
  • Growth in Trucking Costs to Decelerate? November 5, 2018
    A frequent topic of conversation in 2018 among U.S. businesses and the financial press has been the rapidly rising level of transportation costs.
    Yan Krasov, CFA
  • Energy Prices: Stable Expectations October 31, 2018
    Since the increase in intensity and scope of sanctions on Iran, the price of energy has re-emerged as a significant influence on our investment analysis, particularly in the short- and intermediate-term.
    Brian Singer, CFA, Partner
  • Globalization and Populism: The Link October 23, 2018
    Technological disruption is facilitating globalization by changing how economies work and how businesses function. It is also changing the human experience, which is one of the causes of the rise of populism.
    Ken McAtamney, Partner
  • 5% Bond Yields—How We’ll Act October 18, 2018
    With the possibility of 5% bond yields looming in the United States, what would provoke us into either buying or selling U.S. Treasuries?
    Brian Singer, CFA, Partner


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