Market Commentary

 

July 2017 Market Commentary

Peterborough, NH (July 17, 2017) - June was bittersweet for me. The U.S. Navy requested that I support the Joint Staff during the NATO Defense Ministers Conference, a part I have played many times before but not under the current administration. I immediately accepted. Brussels is a fantastic city and having an impact at the highest levels of our government on security matters is simply incredible and meaningful. Read more...

April 2017 Market Commentary

Peterborough, NH (April 17, 2017) - Here in New England, the quiet snowfall has finally given way to the beautiful, noisy spring sounds of birds and animals bustling about. [On a short hike Saturday, I enjoyed seeing a bobcat, three deer, a porcupine, and moose tracks.] The holiday weekend was filled with sun and warmth giving many of us an opportunity to clean up the garden or yard from the long winter. It is a welcome change. Read more...

January 2017 Market Commentary

Peterborough, NH (January 11, 2017) - Since winter solstice, the days have been getting longer but they certainly seem to be flying by more quickly with so much change at hand. It seems hard to believe that only twelve months ago the concerns and discussions were vastly different. Read more...

October 2016 Market Commentary

PETERBOROUGH, NH (October 15, 2016) —After living and working in Washington D.C. for several years, it has become one of my favorite cities with its stirring national monuments, museums, architecture and culture. So I was looking forward to returning to our nation’s capital last week for a financial planning and investment conference. However, two things tainted the trip for me. Read more...

July 2016 Market Commentary

Peterborough, NH (July 11, 2016) - The older I get, the more I see the wisdom in spending money not on things, but on experiences, opportunities to create great memories. I recently enjoyed several days on a Lewis and Clark cruise down the Snake and Columbia Rivers to the Pacific Ocean with my dad and my son, celebrating Dad’s eightieth birthday. Read more...