Category: PIERspective Commentary

Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg Live on Bloomberg TV

Yesterday Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg was live on Bloomberg TV discussing institutional investors’ appetite for emerging markets. “At North Pier, we deal…

Putting the “U.S.” in Stimulus

Spring 2021 Market & Economic Commentary Economic crises often call for massive fiscal action. The New Deal and the enormous amount of…

New President – New Retirement Policy

Spring 2021 Fiduciary Commentary Change is in the air. As the newly elected president who won a decisive victory against a polarizing…

Wall Street Drops on Inflation Fears (Reuters)

Live on Reuters Trading at Noon, Jim Scheinberg spoke with host Elena Casas about how the markets are moving, including the tech…

High Stock Valuations Put Emerging Markets Back in Focus (Reuters)

Live on Reuters Sectors UpClose, Managing Partner & CIO Jim Scheinberg spoke with host Elena Casas on why some investors are turning…

The Y²O-Y²O | Winter Market & Economic Commentary

Winter 2020/2021 Market & Economic Commentary 2020 certainly was a yo-yo ride in so many ways. The first and most amazing was…

Qualified Plan Contributions During COVID-19

Winter 2020/2021 Fiduciary Commentary Beyond COVID-19’s destructive impact on society and public health, the pandemic has had a detrimental effect on many…

DOL Issues Proposed Exemption for Investment Fiduciaries

Summer 2020 Fiduciary Commentary The DOL recently announced a proposed regulation that would provide an exemption under ERISA to permit fiduciaries to…

Twin Peaks?

Summer 2020 Market & Economic Commentary The recent recovery in the capital markets has been nothing short of miraculous. Yes, the economy…

The Virus That Broke the Program

Spring 2020 Market & Economic Commentary By: Jim Scheinberg – May 8, 2020 If you are reading this quarterly commentary, you know…