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October 2022 Econ Update

We like to follow personal consumption, business investment, and home building, combined, which is called our “core” GDP. The problem is that although overall real GDP increased at a 2.6% annual rate in Q3, “core” GDP rose at a meager 0.1% pace. That’s a growth rate in core GDP that we usually see just before, […]

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Some Good Economic News!

Here is a quick rundown of the latest econ releases and across the board something positive could be noted.  The manufacturing sector continued to expand with ten of eighteen industries reporting growth. The best news was that the new orders index rose out of contraction territory, hitting 51.3 in August after two consecutive readings below […]

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A Quick Note…

A quick note to update you on our broader strategy and tactics. When you hear economic news and have any questions – please send over a note, text or call me. Happy to address it or run down the answer. A critical thing you should know – we have a plan and are watching data […]

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Student Loan Debacle

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 1,000 points on Friday, caused apparently by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s attempt to use a brief speech to channel the ghost of Paul Volcker regarding how to manage inflation. Obviously, this was part of the market’s worries, but the stage was set when the Biden Administration announced […]

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Finding Advisors Who Are Truly Client-Centric

It’s extremely common for financial professionals these days to advertise how well they focus on their clients—and with good reason: After all, you’re probably more likely to consider working with people in just about any capacity who say that they will make the experience “all about you.”  The good news is that, in our experience, […]

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