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Category: Market Commentary

Much Ado About…

You may have heard about the “Trump Tariffs;” that is, the proposed 25% surtax on…

What Will the Fed’s Balance Sheet Reduction Mean for Markets?

At its September meeting, the Federal Reserve announced that it would begin the process of…

Foreign Investors Flock to U.S. Municipal Bonds

Municipal bonds (or munis) issued by state and local governments have long been favored by…

The Growing Skills Gap and What to Do About it

As the American economy enters its eighth year of post-recession growth, the unemployment rate continues…

Renters Under Pressure Globally

Attempting to make comparisons between the structures of countries’ housing markets is a difficult task.…

New Jersey Ranks High!…..For Property Taxes

For yet another year, residents of New Jersey have been subject to among the highest…

GDP: Faster Growth Than Meets the Eye?

When economists, journalists, and politicians talk about the strength or weakness of the national economy,…

DOW 20,000 — Does It Matter?

On January 25th of this year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA/Dow) passed the 20,000…

Holiday Retail Sales

Each year, more deals and promotions seem to enter the marketplace in hopes of enticing…

The Competing Effects of a Strong Dollar

Recently, amid excitement over the possibility of the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching 20,000, the…