• Europe's latest angst: Italy

    Recent political news from Italy reopens the threat that the third-largest economy in Europe, and the eighth largest in the world, could exacerbate Europe’s already weak conditions.

  • US-China trade tensions

    Stocks are reacting positively after President Trump sought to ease trade tensions with China and struck a more conciliatory note on the final day of the Group of Seven summit (G7), where world leaders have pressured him to de-escalate the trade war.

  • Importance of productivity

    Productivity is critical for higher living standards, economic growth, and corporate performance.

  • Bank & Thrift Newsletter

    1. Daily Fix, 2. Bank, Thrift & MHC Summary Valuation, 3. Recent Bank M&A Transactions, 4. Relevant Janney Capital Markets Professionals

  • Bank & Thrift Newsletter

    1. Daily Fix, 2. Bank, Thrift & MHC Summary Valuation, 3. Recent Bank M&A Transactions, 4. Relevant Janney Capital Markets Professionals

  • A healthy consumer continues to bode well for the economy

    While it is too early to get a firm assessment on the impact of rising oil prices and Middle East tensions, we remain encouraged by the incoming economic data and the potential for reduced trade tensions.

  • Service sector continues to support economic growth

    Stocks were higher again last week on news that the U.S. and China will hold high-level trade discussions in October.

  • Bank & Thrift Newsletter

    1. Daily Fix, 2. Bank, Thrift & MHC Summary Valuation, 3. Recent Bank M&A Transactions, 4. Relevant Janney Capital Markets Professionals

  • Trade uncertainty continues to drive market volatility

    Stocks are reacting positively after President Trump sought to ease trade tensions with China and struck a more conciliatory note on the final day of the Group of Seven summit (G7)—stating that meaningful negotiations with China were ongoing.

  • Consumer spending continues to support economic growth

    Stocks had their best week since June as trade tensions with China showed some signs of easing.

  • Bank & Thrift Newsletter

    1. Daily Fix, 2. Bank, Thrift & MHC Summary Valuation, 3. Recent Bank M&A Transactions, 4. Relevant Janney Capital Markets Professionals

  • U.S. Interest Rate Forecasts — 4th Quarter

    We have had two rate cuts in 3Q, and at least one more is likely in the final two FOMC meetings of 2019.

  • Bank & Thrift Newsletter

    1. Daily Fix, 2. Bank, Thrift & MHC Summary Valuation, 3. Recent Bank M&A Transactions, 4. Relevant Janney Capital Markets Professionals

  • A healthy consumer and still optimistic small business bodes well for growth

    Stock market volatility continued last week, with the latest worries centered on falling bond yields and further yield curve inversion—the 30-year Treasury yield dropped below 2%, while 10-year Treasury yields briefly fell below 2-year yields.

  • Bank & Thrift Newsletter

    1. Daily Fix, 2. Bank, Thrift & MHC Summary Valuation, 3. Recent Bank M&A Transactions, 4. Relevant Janney Capital Markets Professionals

  • Update on US-China trade tensions

    Stocks are reacting positively after the United States Trade Representative released a statement that the U.S. would delay and remove items from the roughly $300 billion of Chinese imports (primarily consumer products) facing 10% tariffs on Sept. 1.

  • Bank & Thrift Newsletter

    1. Daily Fix, 2. Ask the Strategist, 3. Bank, Thrift & MHC Summary Valuation, 4. Recent Bank M&A Transactions, 5. Relevant Janney Capital Markets Professionals

  • Despite tariffs and weak manufacturing, economic growth remains positive

    While stock market volatility has increased due to the intensification of the U.S.-China trade war, we continue to recommend a benchmark weighting for stocks. We see several factors that should support economic growth and stock prices.

  • Another cyclical slowdown, negative yielding debt, and the bumpy bull market

    Investment Perspectives provides insight into the markets from three of Janney's elite strategists.

  • US vs. China and the bond market reaction

    The combination of the Fed’s rate cut last week plus the US/China trade situation coming back into the forefront has caused a reaction across asset classes. We suggest investors use this bout of volatility as a reminder about the benefits of diversification.

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