Market Commentary

11 Jul 2019
Melissa Buck

Better Than Expected Economic Data Yet a Rate Cut Still Very Likely…

Although some U.S. economic data indicates the economy is still doing fairly well, it seems the Federal Reserve may still cut rates at its July 30-31 meeting, citing growing concerns about the global economy and tepid growth in business investments. While the Chairman did not explicitly say a rate cut was going to happen, the market believes it is all but guaranteed. The question now is by how much will the Fed cut rates – 25 basis points or more?
26 Jun 2019
Jonathan Schatz

Unpacking the Latest FOMC Meeting

The Fed sees its first dissent vote under the current leadership as they signal possible rate cuts in the coming months. A bipartisan bill to make changes to bank-qualified debt eligibility for tax-exempt issuers to be introduced next month. Also, looking at how international affairs should impact your investment strategy.
19 Jun 2019
Brian Reilly, CFA, CIPMA

Peak Fed Funds Rate for this Tightening Cycle?

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) concludes its policy meeting, today. Will they offer any cues as to whether we have reached the peak fed funds rate for this tightening cycle, or will the market be left with uncertainty about the future trajectory of Fed actions?
31 May 2019
Greg Johnson

Ongoing Global Uncertainties & Declining Treasury Yields bode well for Municipal Bonds

Global uncertainties persist and the full impact of U.S. tariff hikes have yet to kick in. Investors have fled to bonds driving yields down to multi-year lows. Also, bipartisan legislation introduced recently by ten House lawmakers to reinstate tax-exempt advance refunding faces opposition in the Senate.

Press Releases

3 Jun 2019

Ehlers Welcomes
Jerry Dudzik

Ehlers announced today that Senior Municipal Advisor Jerry Dudzik joined the firm’s Education Finance Team.  Jerry brings more than 20 years’ experience as a Wisconsin school business official to his role with Ehlers.
14 May 2019

Ehlers Announces
New Hires

Ehlers hires additional advisors and financial professionals, renewing its commitment to exclusively serve public sector companies and positioning itself for growth.
7 Feb 2019

Ehlers Introduces
Brand Refresh

“Our brand identity needs to represent the core of who we are as a company and demonstrate to our clients and their constituents why we exist,” said Ehlers Companies President Jeff Eaton.

In the News

Client Alerts

15 Feb 2019

Continuing Disclosure Reporting Requirement Changes

On August 20, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced amendments to Rule 15c2-12 of the Securities Exchange Act (the "Rule") to include two additional reportable events, increasing the number of required event notices to 16.