Eric Kuby, Chief Investment Officer of North Star Investment Management, writes a weekly commentary on market and economic trends. Here is a sampling of recent commentary:
Last Week: Repeating verbatim from our last blog: “Hang in there! We are going through the most challenging period of our lifetimes. Following the CDC guidelines and keeping a positive attitude is the best medicine to heal physically and mentally.” I expect to open Kuby’s Commentary with those lines [...]
To our Valuable Clients and Friends, as you most likely know on Friday, March 20th, Illinois Governor Pritzker issued a "stay at home" order for the entire state. Complying with this order, North Star employed our Business Continuity Plan and instructed all employees to work in a remote capacity [...]
Last Week: Hang in there! We are going through the most challenging period of our lifetimes. Following the CDC guidelines and keeping a positive attitude is the best medicine to heal physically and mentally. It was the worst week since the height of the financial crisis in October 2008, [...]
Last Week: These are confusing times. A global financial markets meltdown has been triggered by a virus that to date has resulted in over 6700 fatalities. It’s a nasty disease that recent data suggests is very contagious and has a much higher fatality rate than known diseases such as [...]
To safeguard our employees from the coronavirus outbreak, we have asked our employees to work from home as a precautionary measure. Effective today, Friday March 13, we will not be working in the office. We will still have uninterrupted access to email, and we can still be reached by [...]
Due to the recent and growing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) we wanted to assure you that we are taking extra steps to keep our staff and visitors to our office safe and healthy. Currently, the risk to residents in Chicago still remains low even though the [...]
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