Debt Ceiling Debate Stirs Concerns for Treasuries

Posted by Barry Simson on July 20, 2011

The 800 pound gorilla in the room is the debt ceiling negotiation. As seems to be human nature, we are down to the last few days before trying to get some serious solutions in place.

Low Rates May Continue After Stimulus Programs End

Posted by Barry Simson on April 19, 2011

What a difference a quarter makes.

Stocks entered 2011 with a continuation of the rally which began in August of 2010. However, the advance quickly changed course in mid-February on concerns that unrest was spreading rapidly in the Middle East and as a result causing the price of oil to spike.