Category: PIERspective Commentary

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…

Retirement Legislation Update – The SECURE Act

Winter 2019/2020 Fiduciary Commentary By: Brant Griffin, February 28, 2020 The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019,…

All Quiet on the Far Eastern Front…of the Trade War

Winter 2019/2020 Market & Economic Commentary By: Jim Scheinberg – February 17, 2020 Well, the trade war is over…at least for now.…

Following the Bouncing Dow | Summer 2019 Market & Economic Commentary

By: Joshua Mackenzie & Jim Scheinberg The Global equity markets continued their bouncy ride in the second quarter. Emotional jitters reversed the…