steady economic improvement

HFG Perspectives – December

December 5, 2013

The slow and steady advance continues, as does slow and steady economic improvement. Broad market stock indexes in the U.S. as well as bond yields were up marginally in November, and international markets were mixed.

Little changed on the economic front. Labor markets, the consumer, manufacturing and the economy as a whole continued to show improvement in the U.S. Developed international markets produced no major news, and emerging markets continued to slow but in a relatively stable manner. (more…)