States’ Finances Are Now on Solid Ground

Posted by Mark Pettinga

U.S. states represent one of the most secure areas of the global bond market, typically benefiting from low debt levels relative to the size of their economies, and the ability to cut spending and raise taxes during tough times.

Even when … Read More »


Nasdaq Nears All-Time Highs

Posted by Mark Pettinga

Forgive Nasdaq officials if they’re feeling a little envious. On 38 occasions in 2014, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has closed at an all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has set 22 records of its own. All the while, the Nasdaq … Read More »