Sizing Up a Biden Economy

Jack Ablin Market Commentary

The S&P 500 posted a 3.8 per cent gain last week, its best weekly showing since July. Small-cap stocks, which are more sensitive to projected economic activity, surged 6.4 per …

Is it a Correction, or a Selloff?

Jack Ablin Market Commentary

Today’s market action reflects investors’ frustration with Congress’s inability to pass additional stimulus.  The implications surrounding Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death have the potential to capture the Senate’s …

Inside The Labor Market

Jack Ablin Market Commentary

Hope you had a great Labor Day weekend. Celebrating Labor Day prompted us to reflect on today’s labor market. Employers added 1.4 million jobs in August, according to last Friday’s …

Is inflation a real threat?

Jack Ablin Market Commentary

Inflation data released last week reawakened fears that the Federal Reserve’s massive monetary printing exercise could spark inflation. M2 money supply – a key inflation indicator that measures the total …