What are the expectations for short term interest rates for the remainder of 2017? The Fed projects regular rate increases, but the market heavily discounts the Fed’s projections. Read on to hear our views on these divergent opinions about the likelihood of rising short-term rates. Click Here to download our white paper, Keeping a Close […]
“We have very strong earnings growth, low inflation, a moderate fed, and global synchronized growth – an excellent environment for owning stocks.” Richard Saperstein In this recent CNBC appearance, Richard Saperstein, our Chief Investment Officer, explains why investing in stocks continues to be a sound strategy despite the current political climate in Washington. Click Here. […]
Equity markets are trading at all-time highs despite the Fed finally beginning to reverse almost a decade of near-zero Fed Funds rate. At the same time, new questions abound on the feasibility of the “Trumponomics” agenda while global geopolitical risks remain elevated. Under these circumstances, what’s an investor to do? Learn More
Treasury Partners’ Steve Bogner recently conducted a seminar for retirement plan sponsors at Fordham University in New York City. In addition to topics related to reducing retirement plan risks, the seminar agenda included insights on how the evolving political scene in Washington and throughout the country may impact the retirement plan industry.
The Financial Times has again honored Treasury Partners, naming us among the Top Registered Investment Advisers in the nation. We are grateful to be recognized among such elite company, which this year includes seven other HighTower teams. We extend our heartfelt thanks to our clients and colleagues for their support. Learn more.
Puerto Rico filed for the largest bankruptcy in muni history. The Commonwealth is broke, has a weak economy, and carries a staggering debt load. This landmark event challenges longstanding assumptions on distressed municipal issuers. In this white paper, we discuss Puerto Rico’s impact on the broader municipal market and long-term implications.
“I grow very fond of this place, and it certainly has a desolate, grim beauty of its own…” –Theodore Roosevelt “France took Algeria, hoping for a country to eat cassoulet and instead France is now eating couscous. Inverse effects are the norm.” –Nassim Taleb Williston is the county seat of Williams County, North Dakota. It […]
“If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.” –Seneca the Younger “And the future is certain; Give us time to work it out.” –The Talking Heads The first quarter of ’17 ends in 15 business days, the new administration has been in place for month and a half, […]
“If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.” –Calvin Coolidge Under the terms of the Banking Act of 1935, the Fed chair—formally the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System—is appointed to a four year […]
“I want to live happily in a world I don’t understand.” –Nassim Nicholas Taleb “’Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?’ ‘To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.’ ‘The dog did nothing in the night-time’ ‘That was the curious incident,’ remarked Sherlock Holmes.” –Sir Arthur Conan […]
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about the author
began his career in the financial services industry in 1997 with AIG International. He has been associated with David D’Amico and Steven Feit since 1998, and joined Richard Saperstein at CIBC Oppenheimer in 2002.
Mr. Jones is Treasury Partners’ Senior Portfolio Manager and a member of the Portfolio Management Group. He implements and maintains our fixed income investment portfolios, and invests considerable time communicating with “the Street” and assessing developments within both the bond market and broader financial markets.