Daily Comment

Daily Comment (August 12, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning. Today’s Comment starts with a discussion of tensions in Asia and how they could impact global supply chains. Next, we review the ongoing energy crisis in Europe and its effects on the global economy. Finally, we conclude with our thoughts… Read More »

Daily Comment (August 11, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning! Today’s Comment is divided into two main sections, starting with reactions from the market and the Fed to the latest CPI data. We include our thoughts on whether the Fed will pivot and why we are not convinced that inflation… Read More »

Daily Comment (August 10, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, including lots of new developments related to the world’s energy markets.  We next review a wide range of other international and U.S. developments with the potential to affect the financial markets… Read More »

Daily Comment (August 9, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, including new estimates of Russian military casualties to date and a call from the Ukrainian president to accept nothing less than total victory.  We next review a wide range of other… Read More »

Daily Comment (August 8, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, where the main news focuses on fighting around a major nuclear power plant and Russian preparations to hold a sham referendum on annexing the territories it occupies to Russia.  We next… Read More »

Daily Comment (August 5, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Today’s Comment starts with a focus on the potential spillover effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Next, we examine policymakers’ dilemma of whether to promote growth or contain inflation. We conclude by discussing a possible rightward shift in U.S. policy. Russia: The… Read More »

Daily Comment (August 4, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Today’s Comment begins with a discussion on the central banks’ decision to raise rates despite slowing economic growth. Next, we examine how rising geopolitical risks make it more difficult for firms to rebuild their supply chains. We end the report with an… Read More »

Daily Comment (August 3, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, including a revelation that President Biden has personally threatened Chinese President Xi with trade restrictions if China helps Russia with its invasion.  We next review a wide range of other international… Read More »

Daily Comment (August 2, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, where Russia continues to struggle with insufficient troop levels to make more significant territorial gains or to better defend against Ukraine’s counteroffensive in the south of the country.  We next review… Read More »

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