April 2024

April 2024

In life, 90% of disappointment lies in unmet expectations. In mid-2023, fears that high interest rates were leading the U.S. economy into imminent recession created a significant selloff in U.S. equity markets. This, in turn, initiated a drumbeat of calls for the...
Post-COP27 Analysis and a Look Ahead to 2023

Post-COP27 Analysis and a Look Ahead to 2023

More than six years after the first United Nations Climate Change Summit, the world still has a long way to go to align with the 2016 Paris Agreement. The 2022 event (COP27) in Egypt yielded high expectations to get countries back on track, especially after an...
Discovering Solutions: Innovative Water Technology

Discovering Solutions: Innovative Water Technology

While you might not feel the effects when working from home and making the trip to fill up your cup with water from the fridge every hour, we are experiencing a worldwide decline in access to drinkable water. This may not be intuitive, because historically in most...
July 2018

July 2018

As opening lines go, “I love the circus,” may not be as compelling as, “All children, except one, grow up,” yet it is appropriate for these times. Three-ring political summits, high wire trade tensions, and caged immigration policies have brought a sense of mayhem to...
Are investors suffering from the “Disease of More?”

Are investors suffering from the “Disease of More?”

Image courtesy of Christine Wagner on Flickr, under CC license   The market swings of April 2018 gave us the very definition of volatility. Certainly there were a number of factors involved, but the reality is that analysts and participants may have gotten ahead of...