MARKET AND ECONOMIC COMMENTARY


The Slaughter Associates Investment Committee delivers concise analysis of economic and market-related topics that impact your portfolio. We offer monthly commentary on trends and events that catch our eye, as well as quarterly market reviews that highlight recent stock and bond market moves, along with broader economic themes. We discuss how these trends affect your investments and our strategy for navigating these events.


May
2018

Inflation Picks Up Steam

Inflation is on the rise in 2018. What’s causing it, and how can consumers and investors be proactive and better protect themselves.

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Apr
2018

First Quarter 2018 Market and Economic Review

The Investment Committee reviews market and economic performance over the first quarter of 2018.

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Mar
2018

Corporate Tax Reform Highlights

This article samples important changes for the business world following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

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Feb
2018

The Federal Reserve’s Balancing Act

With the U.S. economy seemingly on its feet, the Federal Reserve faces the delicate balancing act of policy normalization.

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Jan
2018

Fourth Quarter 2017 Market and Economic Review

The Investment Committee reviews market and economic performance over the fourth quarter of 2017.

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Dec
2017

Tax Loss Harvesting and the Market

As we near the end of a positive year in most markets, the Investment Committee reviews tax loss harvesting and how it can affect market prices.

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Nov
2017

Looking at Growth and Value Investment Approaches

In this month’s commentary, we take a look at the differences between growth and value stocks and why distinguishing between the two matters.

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Oct
2017

Third Quarter 2017 Market and Economic Review

The Investment Committee reviews market and economic performance over the third quarter of 2017.

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