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Analysis & Opinion

James Picerno

It’s all about real estate investment trusts (REITs) these days when it comes to bullish performance among the major asset classes via our ...

Market Overview


Dollar Bulls Regain Upper Hand
By Marc Chandler - Dec 19, 2014

The powerful divergence theme re-emerged and effectively ended the dramatic correction throughout the capital markets. The FOMC statement strengthened conviction of a mid-2015 lift off, even if pace ...

Stock Markets

S&P 500: Did Fed Spawn Rally?
By Gregory W. Harmon - Dec 19, 2014

Let’s close out the week with a look at the S&P 500. Following the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee statement Wednesday, the S&P 500 took off. Traders and pundits attributed the ...



Municipals Post Solid Year
By John Mousseau - Dec 18, 2014

As we cruise into the last two weeks of the year, it is instructive to note the sea change in the municipal-bond market in 2014. The beginning of 2014 saw long tax-free bonds of the highest grade at ...