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Vantage » Research Note - September 2016

August 29, 2016 | Market Commentary

Once again equity markets have demonstrated their ability to bounce back from a flare up in volatility. The market shock from the unexpected victory for the “Leave” camp in the United Kingdom’s referendum on membership in the European Union has faded, and the VIX is once again near multi-year …

Library » July 2016 Perspective

July 06, 2016 | Market Commentary

The nonfarm payroll report released at the beginning of June showed that the economy created only a paltry 38,000 jobs in May, well below the 178,000 average for the first four months of the year. The unemployment rate fell to 4.7% from 5.0%, but only due to a significant drop in the size of the …

Library » July 2016 YourShare

June 29, 2016 | Market Commentary

Conflicting Economic Data Points to Slow Growth There continues to be mixed economic data coming out of the U.S. For example, while manufacturing survey data remain soft and the jobs report released at the beginning of May came in below consensus forecasts, retail sales have been relatively …

Markets & Economy » Britons Vote in Favor of Brexit

June 24, 2016 | International Markets

Yesterday, citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) collectively voted in favor of leaving the European Union (EU). Now begins the process of negotiating a withdrawal accord and the terms of the UK’s relationship with the political-economic bloc, including 80,000 pages of EU trade agreements. …

Library » Remaining Active Through Uncertainty

June 17, 2016 | Active Management

The start of the year was met with a resurgence of volatility and financial markets demonstrated a meaningful flight to quality. Slow economic growth continues to be a reality, so investors can’t run to safety and expect meaningful returns. We believe it will be important to balance safety …


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