Five Reasons to be Thankful

General  |   November 22, 2018  |  
Russ Norwood

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and gratitude.  We have many reasons to be thankful during this season: I am thankful that our 200+ year old system of political checks and balances still works.  Politics is a pendulum that can swing too far in both directions but in the end, when there is an imbalance, […]

Market Liquidity Around Holidays

Stock Market  |   September 4, 2015  |  

High volatility around holiday weekends is very common.  Market participants are all in the Hampton’s or on holiday and fewer participants can lead to lower liquidity.  This is true in equity and fixed income markets.  A strong jobs report suggests that the Fed may still raise rates this month,  which adds to the uncertainty for […]