Morgan Keegan provides a variety of daily, weekly and monthly market commentaries authored by expert resources. On subsequent visits to our site, look for the links on the home page, which provide quick access to the most recent commentaries.
John Wilson, a Chartered Financial Analyst and securities industry veteran, writes the widely-read market commentary called Reveille, published daily prior to the market opening. John, who also manages the firm’s Chattanooga branch office, has more than 20 years of experience studying the ups and downs of the equity markets. John is a frequent guest analyst on CNBC, Bloomberg Television and Fox Business Network.
Kevin Giddis's Daily Comment
Interest Rate Market Monitor
Kevin Giddis, head of Fixed Income Sales, Trading and Research, oversees the firm’s offering of fixed income investments suited for the individual investor. His daily comment provides insight into events and announcements that may impact interest rates and is frequently cited in national business news stories. The Interest Rate Market Monitor provides a glimpse at where different fixed income products are trading on a daily basis. It features a yield curve for each product and compares the different sectors to the current Treasury yields. Kevin's market analysis is frequently quoted by national columnists at Bloomberg News, MarketWatch, Morningstar and the Associated Press. Kevin is also a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg Television and Fox Business Network.
Dr. Donald Ratajczak Weekly Economic Commentary
Dr. Donald Ratajcak Monthly Summary
Dr. Donald Ratajczak is a well-recognized figure in the field of economic forecasting. As exclusive consulting economist to Morgan Keegan, Dr. Ratajczak provides a detailed analysis of economic trends that affect the marketplace in his weekly and monthly reports.
Dr. Ratajczak is one of the leading econometric forecasters in the country currently serving as Regents Professor Emeritus of Economics at Georgia State University, from which he retired in 2000 after serving 27 years as Director of the Economic Forecasting Center in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. He also currently serves on the board of directors of Crown Craft, Inc., Ruby Tuesday, Inc., Regan Holdings, Citizens Bankshares Corp. and American Assurance Co.
Making fully informed investment decisions requires adequate information about the security in question and a big picture view of the market overall. The work of Raymond James' Chief Investment Strategist, Jeffrey Saut, provides this big picture investment outlook. His weekly written commentary, released on Monday mornings, is now available here on the Morgan Keegan website. Saut also produces a regular audio commentary that seeks to bring together the economic, fundamental, and technical factors at play in the equity markets. You can listen to his audio commentary here.