Weekly Commentary


Governor Cuomo’s Poor Grasp of Transportation Funding

February 8th, 2016 This week we discuss New York State Governor Cuomo’s poor grasp of good public policy regarding transportation funding. "…Because, Hey, a Bridge" We start off with several quotations: Governor Cuomo’s aim generally seems to be to achieve [...]


January 2016 Geo Scores

February 1st, 2016 This week we review our proprietary DIVER Geo Score, highlight the best and worst performing States as well as provide you a link to get the scores themselves. January Geo Scores Today, we released the most recent [...]


Texas is Suffering From Oil Price Declines

January 25th, 2016 This week we highlight the weakness in the Texas economy due to oil price declines. Texas is Suffering From Oil Price Declines This week the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released the results of its most recent [...]


Exports are Down in Volume and in Price, Municipals Have Outperformed, and Good News
Regarding Chicago

January 11th, 2016 This week we update our analysis of export volumes. We also take a brief look at the relationship of municipals to Treasuries and its potential impact on supply. Exports are Down in Volume and in Price Last [...]