Thoughts on President Trump

Tomorrow, Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated as our forty-fifth president. Fasten your seat belts. We cannot remember any previous incoming administration that has produced more head scratching than this one. There have certainly been other controversial...

2017?

Summary A calendar-year forecast for 2017 is even more difficult than usual because of the uncertainties accompanying the new regime in Washington Proposed tax reform, deregulation and fiscal stimulus could be good for the economy Despite Republican control of...

Q4 Fixed Income Commentary

On December 14th the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) increased the target federal funds rate by 25bps. The move was widely expected but, remarkably, was only the second raise of the target rate in over a decade. In her press conference following the meeting, FOMC...

Argent Investment News – Brexit

Financial markets around the world are reacting to news from Europe last night. Our investment team continues to closely monitor the situation. We want to provide you with some background and information to help put this matter in the proper context.  Click on Brexit...