Financial Professionals


Market Consequences of D.C. Dysfunction

Joe Terranova
Over the past few weeks, whether writing commentary or presenting to some of our clients, I have argued that the optimal strategy for investors was to largely ignore the D.C. dysfunction.

SPX Q3 Earnings 100/500

Joe Terranova
Markets head into Friday’s trade at historic highs and further bolstered by the overnight China Q3 GDP print of 7.8% growth, finally accelerating after Q2’s disappointing 7.5% print.

SPX Q3 Earnings, Transcript Highlights

Joe Terranova
As mixed messages continue to come from the kindergarten class running D.C.’s academic institution, my attention remains focused on the messages from Q3 earnings

China Trade Balance, CPI

Joe Terranova
Heading into Q4, some of the recent economic data points out of China have suggested that the slowdown in growth which began in Q2 2012 could reaccelerate.

FOMC Minutes

Joe Terranova
Wednesday afternoon, October 9, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released the minutes from its September 18-19 meeting.

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