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Market Update: June 2018

 Investment Advisory Services Market Update June 2017

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Steady Economic Growth

The US economy maintained a steady pace of growth during the first quarter. GDP rose at an annual rate of 2.2% driven by business investment and consumer spending. Improvements stemmed from income tax cuts and a strong labor market. Q1 2018 Consumer spending rose 1% following a robust 4% in Q4 2017.  Read more...

Market Update: May 2018

 Investment Advisory Services Market Update June 2017

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Fed Prepared for Inflation Over 2% Target

Growth in Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) is the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation. PCE rose 2.0% in March, which was the first time in more than a year that it was on target. Excluding food and energy costs, prices rose 0.2% in March from February and were up 1.9% for the year.  Read more...

Market Update: April 2018

 Investment Advisory Services Market Update June 2017

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Market Volatility Increased in March

Trade-war fears, technology company weakness, White House turnover and action by the Federal Reserve all contributed to higher market volatility in March. For the month, the S&P 500 index was lower by over 5.5% and yields on the 10-year US Treasury bond were 13 basis points lower. Read more...

April 2018

Press Release – FL SAFE Celebrates 10 Years

Orlando, FL – April 17, 2018 – The Florida Surplus Asset Fund Trust (FL SAFE) proudly celebrates 10 years of service to Florida municipalities.  FL SAFE is a AAAm rated local intergovernmental investment trust (“LGIP”) created in 2007 by Florida local governments seeking to enhance their investment safety, liquidity, transparency and yield through the benefits of scale in pooling investments and financial services. (More...)

Credit Quarterly – Banking industry and credit markets news. (More...)

Investing in a Rising Rate Environment
By: Brian Hextell

March 2018

Press Release – PMA/WISC Achieves Significant Milestone

Milwaukee, WI – March 29, 2018 – PMA Financial Network, Inc., PMA Securities, Inc. and Prudent Man Advisors, Inc. (collectively “PMA”) and the Wisconsin Investment Series Cooperative (WISC), achieved a significant milestone by reaching $2 billion in assets in WISC and its Fixed Rate Investment programs as of March 26, 2018. (More...)

Utilizing Political Subdivisions as a Stable Funding Source
CUInsight.com, March 27, 2018
Posted with permission by CUInsight

By: D. James Lutter
Co-author: Todd Terrazas

Press Release – Prudent Man Advisors Welcomes Pat Harris as Vice President of Customer Solutions

Naperville, IL – March 7, 2018 – Prudent Man Advisors, Inc. (“PMA”) is pleased to announce the addition of Pat Harris as Vice President of Customer Solutions. As an SEC registered Investment Adviser, Prudent Man Advisors provides investment advisory services to public entities and local government investment pools (“LGIPs”).  As a fiduciary, Prudent Man Advisors works with cities, counties, school districts and other municipalities in solving their investment challenges through separately managed accounts. (More...)

Deposit Composition and Funding Channels
By: D. James Lutter
Co-authors: Todd Terrazas and Nolan Meehan

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