Market Commentary
The latest publications, research and regular commentary from Loop Capital Markets 

Our market commentary section features the work of Chris Mier and our dedicated Analytical Services team.  Mier was voted First Team Sell-side Strategist by Smith's Research and Gradings for their Municipal All Star Program for 2010 and 2011.

 
SpotlightMunicipal Strategy Report - November 2014

"Fed and Private Investors Not Sympatico on Relationship of Potential Growth to Interest Rates"
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In this month’s Municipal Strategy we address how forecasts by the FOMC and private sector economists are strangely at odds over the basic theoretical relationship between potential growth and interest rates.  One group has to be wrong - but which one?

 


 

Spotlight: Q2 2014 Middle-Market M&A Review

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Robust transaction volume in the first half of the year confirms predictions that 2014 will be a big year for global M&A.  Our ground-level observations thus far in 3Q indicate that the upswing is likely to continue.