Worries about inflation, rising interest rates, and a contracting economy became more acute as the third quarter came to a dispirited end.  Rising bond yields stoked by the Fed’s recommitment to bring down inflation weighed heavily on stock and bond prices.  Heightened aggression in Ukraine...

We are very pleased to announce that Philip Cole, CFA, has joined Meritage as a Senior Client Portfolio Manager.   Philip comes to us from Bank of America Private Bank, Kansas City, where he led a team of financial advisors in portfolio management and client service.  His...

Uncertainties around inflation, Fed tightening, and the resilience of the U.S. economy grew more worrisome in the second quarter, sparking a broad-based selloff in stocks and bonds. Coupled with the declines of the first quarter, all major indices have spilled over into bear market territory....

We are very pleased to announce the addition of two new professionals to our firm. MeLissa Trujillo joins us in a new role of Senior Portfolio Administrator. As an administrative member of the Investment Team, MeLissa supports our trading process, working closely with our full-time trader,...

The gradual transition of the financial backdrop back to pre-pandemic conditions encountered new challenges in the first quarter, unnerving both stock and bond investors. At stake is an economy looking to maintain its upward trajectory, having already managed through multiple COVID waves, surprisingly tight labor...