After delivering the strongest first quarter in 13 years, stocks paused during the second quarter as most of the equity indices gave back a little ground, taking a break from the rally which had begun in August of last year.

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.