Recent Articles by Kirby Brown
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 8:52 pm MDT
For the most recent month, the NFIB’s survey results show a slight increase in overall economic optimism among those businesses responding to the survey.
Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 5:10 pm MDT
New rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission are intended to address risks of liquidity runs on institutional money market funds by fund participants.
Published: Monday, July 14, 2014 4:57 pm MDT
Through the end of the second quarter of 2014, the Real Estate Investment Trust sector of the markets has been one of the top performing asset classes.
Published: Monday, July 7, 2014 3:00 pm MDT
Although most if not all of Argentina is focused on the World Cup, the financial future of the country is being discussed in the courts and the financial press.
Published: Monday, June 30, 2014 2:54 pm MDT
The amount of debt issued by the U.S. Treasury and held by the public totaled just under $12.6 trillion last week. When borrowings between government entities are included, the total public debt outstanding rea...
Published: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:53 pm MDT
Each month, the unemployment rate in the eurozone is published by Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical office. For the month of April 2014, unemployment across the eurozone was reported to be 11.7 p...
Published: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 10:28 am MDT
Over the past several days, a number of economic indicators have been released. Some of these figures suggested a weaker U.S. economy during the first quarter of 2014, while others provided a bit more optimisti...
Published: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 10:41 am MDT
It’s the time of year to celebrate the accomplishments of those students who have finished their studies and are graduating. Great job. Now, it’s also time to start paying back all those student loa...
Published: Monday, May 12, 2014 3:29 pm MDT
Utah did fairly well in this survey by Chief Executive magazine focusing on best states in which to do business.
Published: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 2:39 pm MDT
Investors should only enter this segment of the fixed income market with appropriate knowledge and understanding of the risks of these CAT bonds.