Author Archives for Gracie Hynes

GSAM Acquires Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services from S&P Global Market Intelligence

March 18, 2019 2:00 pm Published by Comments Off on GSAM Acquires Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services from S&P Global Market Intelligence

GSAM Acquires Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services from S&P Global Market Intelligence NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 – Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“GSAM”) announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services… Read more


Market Outlook – March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019 12:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – March 18, 2019

This week we’re looking at: MBA Mortgage Application Purchase Index. The weekly Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Mortgage Application To-Purchase Index currently stands at 250.8, just slightly below the mid-point of the 228.9 to 278.5 year-to-date range for 2019 Mortgage Purchase… Read more


Global Geopolitical & Trade Uncertainty, and Asset Allocation

March 14, 2019 3:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Global Geopolitical & Trade Uncertainty, and Asset Allocation

Through the first quarter of 2019, SPIAS has elected to not alter our model portfolio asset allocation mix. While market volatility has certainly been elevated, particularly since the start of the final quarter of 2018, in response to slowing global… Read more


Market Outlook – March 11, 2019

March 11, 2019 12:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – March 11, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Retail Sales – YoY. U.S. Retail Sales are expected to increase by just 0.1% in Jan. vs the prior month after declining by 1.2% in Dec. on a month-to-month basis Retail Sales would then… Read more


Market Outlook – March 4, 2019

March 4, 2019 1:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – March 4, 2019

This week we’re looking at: ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is expected to improve to a robust 57.1% in Feb. from the healthy 56.7% reading in Jan. The Services PMI averaged… Read more


Market Outlook – February 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 1:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – February 25, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. GDP Growth – YoY. The first “Advance” look at U.S. Q4 GDP is expected to reveal that the economy grew by 2.5% in the fourth quarter vs the third quarter of 2018, down from… Read more


Market Outlook – December 17, 2018

December 17, 2018 2:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – December 17, 2018

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Personal Consumption – YoY. U.S. Personal Consumption Expenditures are expected to rise by 0.3% in November vs the prior month after rising by a strong 0.6% in October On a comparative year-on-year (YoY) basis… Read more


Market Outlook – December 10, 2018

December 10, 2018 2:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – December 10, 2018

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Retail Sales – YoY U.S. Retail Sales are expected to rise by 0.2% in November vs the prior month following the strong 0.8% month-to-month gain in October On a comparative year-on-year (YoY) basis the… Read more


Fabrice Jaudi

December 3, 2018 4:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Fabrice Jaudi

Fabrice oversees all fixed income strategies and develops quantitative and qualitative approaches to provide tailored solutions to clients. He serves as a voting member of the Portfolio Strategy Committee, the group responsible for SPIAS’ asset allocation recommendations. Fabrice has over… Read more