2016: A Year of Transition

“The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable,” John Kenneth Galbraith, an irreverent economist, once said. Yet each January strategists fill the airwaves, prognosticating what the coming year may bring. In this vein, Bob Reiser, Senior Advisor to the Investment Strategy Team, once again publishes his annual forecast.

The Greek Economy – Tragedy or Comedy?

In its halcyon days before the great European recession, Greece conjured up the sunbaked Aegean Islands, the acropolis, the wars of Troy and of course the Greek theatre. After all, Greeks loved tragedy and comedy in their great amphitheaters of the Peloponnesia. It appears that the Greek economy is once again playing out as both […]

2015 A Cautious Look Ahead: Bob Reiser’s Annual “Forecasts”

Once again Bob Reiser, Senior Adviser on our Investment Strategy Team, has prepared a list of “forecasts.” As in previous years, the views expressed herein are solely those of Bob Reiser’s and may not be shared by other members of the Investment Strategy Team. “It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.”  (Old […]

The Surprises of 2014

Once again Bob Reiser, Senior Advisor on our Investment Strategy Team, has prepared a list of “forecasts.” As in previous years, the views expressed herein are solely those of Bob Reiser’s and may not be shared by other members of the Investment Strategy Team. This is the fourth year that I have prepared a list […]