Insights

During May, US-China trade tensions increased, and the fixed income markets reacted negatively. Intermediate to long term treasury rates fell by almost a half of one percent, and the yield curve is inverted out to three years and gently sloping upwards thereafter.  Interest rate futures...

In order to make sound investment decisions today, we are forced to make long term projections of portfolio returns. The methodology, assumptions, and original inputs for our approach to predicting long term portfolio returns are originally documented in our white paper titled, Projecting Long Term...

We are pleased to present the latest installment of Banking Almanac, a comprehensive report on all Alabama banks and thrifts with data as of and for the twelve months ended March 31, 2019. Click here for Banking Almanac in PDF. This report examines Alabama institutions by a variety...

Municipal Market Update - April 2019   Our Municipal Market Update is data-driven, one page sheet that is intended to give you an overview of key interest rates – both floating and swap-to-fixed as well as the credit spreads of key local and state entities with data as...