ECONOMIC AND MARKET UPDATE MAY 2020

Listen to current market commentary from Orest Saikevych, CIO of The Rice Partnership, as of May 1st, 2020. Amid the current worldwide pandemic, Orest explains what the underlying economy is doing and changes we are making to client portfolios in response.

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW APRIL 2020

“Never bet on the end of the world. It only happens once.”  --  Art Cashin First Quarter Review Equity markets and almost all risk assets sold off sharply, entering a bear market for the first quarter of 2020. Indeed, only global assets that rose were the safest of...

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JANUARY 2020

Fourth Quarter Review Global equity markets closed out the year in rally mode.  Bonds were mixed, with yield curves steepening both here and abroad. Most commodities, such as oil and copper, rose sharply while precious metals rested after gains earlier in the year....

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW OCTOBER 2019

Third Quarter Highlights  Global equity and fixed income markets were mixed in the third quarter, although most major averages edged higher. Precious metals rose, while other commodities fell, despite events such as the drone attack on Saudi oil facilities in early...

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JANUARY 2018

“There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know.”  -- John Kenneth Galbraith Fourth Quarter Recap  As they had done throughout most of the year, financial markets finished in a rally mode. Economic growth has been...

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW OCTOBER 2017

“Time in the market is more important than timing the market.” --  Unknown  Third Quarter Recap The summer of 2017 proved to be a good one for financial markets, especially for equities. In spite of cautionary adages such as “sell in May and go away” and “September is...

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JULY 2017

“There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate: when he can’t afford it and when he can.”  -- Mark Twain    Second Quarter Highlights  During the spring, both the economy and the markets continued their slow grind upward, confounding investors...

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW APRIL 2017

“Successful investing is about having people agree with you…later.”    --- James Grant  First Quarter Highlights  Most financial markets rallied in the first three months of 2017. Equities continued their upward push following the Presidential election, with the U. S....

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JANUARY 2017

“The World Turned Upside Down” – Tune played by the British army band at the Yorktown surrender ending the Revolutionary War, 1781 Fourth Quarter Highlights 2016 ended as it had started – totally confounding many investors, economists and especially pollsters. The...

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ECONOMIC AND MARKET UPDATE JUNE 2020

Listen to current market commentary from Orest Saikevych, CIO of The Rice Partnership.

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JUNE 2020

ECONOMIC AND MARKET UPDATE MAY 2020

Listen to current market commentary from Orest Saikevych, CIO of The Rice Partnership, as of May 1st, 2020. Amid the current worldwide pandemic, Orest explains what the underlying economy is doing and changes we are making to client portfolios in response.

read more

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW APRIL 2020

“Never bet on the end of the world. It only happens once.”  --  Art Cashin First Quarter Review Equity markets and almost all risk assets sold off sharply, entering a bear market for the first quarter of 2020. Indeed, only global assets that rose were the safest of...

read more

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JANUARY 2020

Fourth Quarter Review Global equity markets closed out the year in rally mode.  Bonds were mixed, with yield curves steepening both here and abroad. Most commodities, such as oil and copper, rose sharply while precious metals rested after gains earlier in the year....

read more

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW OCTOBER 2019

Third Quarter Highlights  Global equity and fixed income markets were mixed in the third quarter, although most major averages edged higher. Precious metals rose, while other commodities fell, despite events such as the drone attack on Saudi oil facilities in early...

read more

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JANUARY 2018

“There are two kinds of forecasters: those who don’t know, and those who don’t know they don’t know.”  -- John Kenneth Galbraith Fourth Quarter Recap  As they had done throughout most of the year, financial markets finished in a rally mode. Economic growth has been...

read more

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW OCTOBER 2017

“Time in the market is more important than timing the market.” --  Unknown  Third Quarter Recap The summer of 2017 proved to be a good one for financial markets, especially for equities. In spite of cautionary adages such as “sell in May and go away” and “September is...

read more

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JULY 2017

“There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate: when he can’t afford it and when he can.”  -- Mark Twain    Second Quarter Highlights  During the spring, both the economy and the markets continued their slow grind upward, confounding investors...

read more

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW APRIL 2017

“Successful investing is about having people agree with you…later.”    --- James Grant  First Quarter Highlights  Most financial markets rallied in the first three months of 2017. Equities continued their upward push following the Presidential election, with the U. S....

read more

ECONOMIC AND MARKET REVIEW JANUARY 2017

“The World Turned Upside Down” – Tune played by the British army band at the Yorktown surrender ending the Revolutionary War, 1781 Fourth Quarter Highlights 2016 ended as it had started – totally confounding many investors, economists and especially pollsters. The...

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