Income Insights

Santa Provides a Boost: December 2023 HANDLS Monthly Income Report

With the exception of MLPs, securities markets continued to deliver robust gains across the board in December as the markets began to divine measurable rate cuts by the Fed in 2024.

Ending the Fall Season Strong: November 2023 HANDLS Monthly Income Report

Securities markets shrugged off a challenging three months and delivered robust gains across the board in November as hopes for a soft economic landing gained ground among investors.

Navigating the Santa Claus Rally

Last week’s market surge carried the November rally forward, a momentum fueled by a significant repricing of interest rates in the bond market. Since the last Federal Reserve meeting, rates have taken a dramatic dip, sparking optimism in the market.

Struggling Through the Fall Season: October 2023 HANDLS Monthly Income Report

Securities markets continued to struggle in October in the face of rising interest rates and concerns about whether the Federal Reserve might continue its monetary tightening policy.

Struggling Through the Fall Season: October 2023 HANDLS Monthly Income Report

Securities markets continued to struggle in October in the face of rising interest rates and concerns about whether the Federal Reserve might continue its monetary tightening policy.

A Week of Surprises and Bullish Momentum in the Stock Market

The stock market witnessed a remarkable turnaround last week, with a series of unexpected events that left many traders reeling and, in some cases, reevaluating their positions. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the recent stock market activity and what it means for investors.

Was the Fed’s November Pause an Ease in Disguise?

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Look Out Below: September 2023 HANDLS Monthly Income Report

A stubbornly hot economy drove a large upward move in interest rates that took a bite out of the securities markets in September.

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