Investment Insights: Don’t cry over spilt milk

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Dairy farm in Canada, with field of cows in the foreground on a cloudy day.

While dairy was one of the most contentious topics in U.S.-Canada trade talks, there were other changes in the trade agreement affecting all three nations.

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Investment Insights: Tariffs and rate hikes galore

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Shipping dock workers (2 men) standing next to piles of steel to be shipped.

Foreign policy and monetary policy continue to be main drivers for the financial markets – and that makes for a fairly eventful week.

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Investment Insights: A little less synchronized

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Outdoor, temporary market in Argentina with rugged mountain range in the background.

The economic gap between developed and emerging economies seems to be widening, and it may not bode well for global growth prospects.

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Investment Insights: Running in place

Wade Balliet
Posted by Wade Balliet
Investment Strategy
Sideways closeup of electronic display of currencies with red arrows showing decreases.

Rates are back on the march as the 10-year Treasury yield approaches the 3% mark for the fourth time this year.

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