Wealth Management

NDR: Market Digest, April 2024 -  U.S. Equities: 2024 Rally Analysis

In Q1 2024, the S&P 500 surged, achieving its strongest start since 2019. Bonds lagged due to persistent inflation and economic growth, prompting investor preference for stocks. Historical trends...

See the Signals

NDR: See the Signals, Episode 9

In this episode of See the Signals, in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, NDR's Chief Economist Alejandra Grindal discusses trends by women in the labor force. In her...

See the Signals

NDR: See the Signals, Episode 8

In this episode, NDR's Chief U.S. Strategist Ed Clissold discusses the impact of the U.S. Presidential Election cycle on the markets. Ed reviews the four-year cycle's strongest and weakest periods,...

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NDR: See the Signals, Episode 7

On the Verge of Recession? In this episode, NDR's Chief Economist Alejandra Grindal discusses whether the global economy is on the verge of recession. The global economic lull we saw in the second...

See the Signals

NDR: See the Signals, Episode 6

In this episode, NDR's Chief Economist Alejandra Grindal discusses the potential for a soft landing versus no landing. Although recent data have reflected an overheating economy, the soft-landing...

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NDR: Daily Commodity Sentiment Model - A Surge in Optimism

In our latest update, we're excited to report a surge in optimism with the NDR Daily Commodity Sentiment Model reaching its highest level since March 2016. Last month, we observed a return to...

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NDR:  Springtime Housing Bloom?

Chart of the Week | Housing Starts Rebound; Builder Confidence Improves Housing starts rebounded 10.7% in February, exceeding consensus estimates and reversing most of January’s weather-related...

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NDR: We're still in the early stages of the transition

"Since the middle of the last decade, the push towards a carbon free energy sector, has gained momentum due to a series of factors which combined will influence and alter the way the world produces,...

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NDR: Armchair technical analysts doing it wrong

Major benchmark indices are off to a strong start in 2024. From their October lows the S&P, Dow Industrials, and NASDAQ are all up 19%+ to all-time highs. But investors remain concerned that most of...

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NDR: Right or Left, Neither Noticing the Deficit

"Despite these differences in policy approach, neither Trump or Biden seem interested in reducing the budget deficit. That should result in a higher term premium and higher interest rates, which...