Optimism Sows Seeds of Change

Economy  |   December 22, 2016  |  
george clark

The Bank of America CEO’s perch allows a terrific view on economic trends as well as changes in trends. This morning, his remarks in a Bloomberg interview caught our attention. Quoting from the resulting article: “…[Bank of America’s] corporate customers are enthusiastic and already seeking funds to expand, according to Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan. Mid-sized […]

This is the Way America is Supposed to Work

Economy, Stock Market  |   November 10, 2016  |  

The Presidential election delivered a surprise outcome that roiled financial markets in the early hours after the results were in.  We have a 240 year old democratic system in America that still works but sometimes the process is painful.   Stepping back from politics, change is imminent.  At Venturi, our focus is to evaluate the […]

Brexit Surprises the Markets: Initial Thoughts

Stock Market  |   June 24, 2016  |  

Financial markets have rallied into the Brexit vote this week indicating that the markets believed the exit was not going to be the outcome.  Because financial markets hate surprises, the vote to leave the EU is creating a selloff and generating increased volatility. Let’s put this in perspective: US equities, as of Friday (07/01/16) morning, are […]