Brian Pacen Wins Esteemed 5 Star Award

It is a pleasure to announce that Brian Pacen has received the prestigious Five Star Professional Award in the category “wealth management”. The award is administered out of Minneapolis, MN,

Here’s a reminder that stock-market corrections don’t always become bear markets

A market correction is often defined as a 10% pullback from a recent peak. Using that as a yardstick, the S&P 500 is about 2 percentage points away from joining

Charles Sawyer Jr. Wins Prestigious 5 Star Award

  We’re proud to announce that Charles Sawyer has received the 2019 Five Star Professional Award. The award is administered out of Minneapolis, MN, by a research firm, Crescendo Business

Weekly Market Update 10/23/2018

United States Treasuries yields continue to move higher among Federal Reserve rate increases and a healthy economy. In many of last week’s bank earnings reports, the higher yields were seen

Weekly Market Update 10/03/2018

U.S. Treasury bond prices pushed lower at the beginning of the week, as investors waited for the Federal Open Market Committee’s fed-funds rate decision. Two and 10-year U.S. Treasury yields

Weekly Market Update 9/18/2018

Treasury prices dropped moderately over the course of the week on increased supply of short-term debt. On Tuesday, an offering of short-term treasuries, which are most vulnerable to interest rate increases,

Weekly Market Update 9/12/2018

U.S. Treasury note yields rose early in the week as U.S. investors returned from Labor Day weekend to the ISM Manufacturing Index hitting a 14-year high of 61.3, easily beating

Q2 2018 Market Commentary

Market volatility waxed and waned as concern about trade protectionism and global growth percolated. A solid US economic and corporate backdrop-boosted by tax cuts and fiscal stimulus led to continued

Sawyer Quarterly Summer 2018

As 2007 drew to a close, many Americans eagerly anticipated their upcoming retirement dates. After all, roughly 10,000 Baby Boomers retire daily. But by the end of 2008, many of