Markets Plunge as Coronavirus Spreads: What to Watch Next

By |2020-04-08T09:26:25-08:00February 27th, 2020|Market Commentary|

Time to Read: 6 minutes After weeks of coronavirus news coverage and considerable handwringing, markets (finally) took a steep tumble as the fear factor intensified. With the virus spreading to more locations—making it clear that China’s quarantine efforts have fallen short—and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning Americans to brace for a widespread

The Next Recession: Bernanke’s Views on 3 Likely Causes

By |2020-04-08T09:26:25-08:00February 18th, 2020|Market Commentary|

Time to Read: 7 Minutes In July 2019, the US economic expansion crossed the 121-month mark, stealing the crown for the longest uninterrupted stretch of post-war growth from the economic boom of the 1990s. As the expansion—now in month 127—continues to grow longer, our clients have been asking, “When will the next recession occur?” Analyzing