Category: PIERspective Commentary

Market & Economic Commentary | Spring 2016

By: Jim Scheinberg – May 11, 2016 The Sky Isn’t Falling! The Sky Isn’t Falling!! Quite like the rapid selloff and near instantaneous…

Market & Economic Commentary | Fall 2015

By: Jim Scheinberg – November 11, 2015 Wait and See-Saw The stock market was rocked by a sharp correction in August, resulting…

Fiduciary Commentary | Fall 2015

By: Brant Griffin – November 11, 2015 State Based Retirement Plans Numerous studies have illustrated the grim savings statistics of America’s workforce. Among…

Market & Economic Commentary | Summer 2015

By: Jim Scheinberg – August 6, 2015 It All Sounded Greek to Me. Can Anyone Read Chinese? Once again Greece and China…

Fiduciary Commentary | Summer 2015

By: Brant Griffin – August 4, 2015 Introduction On February 24, 2015, the US Supreme Court began hearing arguments in a highly…

Market & Economic Commentary | Spring 2015

By: Jim Scheinberg – May 29, 2015 Swimming Against the Currency In our Winter issue, we highlighted the dynamic created by last…

Fiduciary Commentary | Spring 2015

By: Brant Griffin – May 19, 2015 DOL Proposes Revised Fiduciary Rule Currently, the law governing standards of conduct for those performing…

Fiduciary Commentary | Winter 2014/2015

By: Brant Griffin – February 16, 2015 On February 2, 2015 the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget was released by the White House.…

Market & Economic Commentary | Winter 2014/2015

By: Jim Scheinberg – February 18, 2015 Oil’s not well… except at the North Pole The biggest story of the quarter, by far, was…

Fall 2014 Market & Economic Commentary

By: Jim Scheinberg – November 7, 2014 We took an end of summer dip. Turns out the water’s still warm. In our…