Municipal Advisory

  As anticipated, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate at the December meeting for the first time since 2015. The central bank indicated that it expects gradual increases in the federal funds rate in the near-term as the economy continues to show signs of improvement. Our Municipal Market Update...

On December 1, 2016, Porter White and Company (PWCo) released its Q2 2016 Birmingham Area Economic Report. The report places the Birmingham area economy in a state, regional and national context, and focuses on the following statistical series: number of people employed, retail sales, occupational tax...

This is the ninth edition of the Porter, White & Company Birmingham Area Economic Report, which is published quarterly. The report places the Birmingham area economy in a state, regional and national context, and focuses on the following statistical series: (A) number of people employed,...