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Wednesday, May 10, 2023

With unanimity, the Federal Open Market Committee raised the fed funds rate by 25 basis points in May and signaled that further tightening will depend on various economic factors.As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)...

Wednesday, May 10, 2023



Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Lately it's felt like whenever we approach some degree of clarity on the economic situation, something unexpected occurs—and we're back to the drawing board.Take the past week. The Federal Reserve was firmly on the path to...

Wednesday, April 12, 2023



Wednesday, March 8, 2023

The transition between winter and spring is often contradictory. Green shoots push through snowdrifts, while spring-like warm days revert to cold nights. The economy is in a similar transition, as central banks' efforts to chill...

Wednesday, March 8, 2023



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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Market Outlook Stocks Rise Stocks fell coming off the Labor Day weekend, dragged down by news that Russia was cutting off natural gas supplies to its European customers. Stocks were also under pressure due to a surprisingly...

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Market outlook Not worried by another Fed rate hike and news of a contracting economy, the stock market rallied on the last week of the month on better-than-expected corporate earnings.The...

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Market OutlookDuring periods of market turbulence, I take comfort in one of my favorite Warren Buffett quotes:"Don't watch the market closely."The Oracle of Omaha gave this sage advice in 2016, when Brexit, China's economic issues, and...

Monday, May 2, 2022

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

April Market UpdateWith its 2.8% drop on Friday, the S&P500 (500 largest companies in America) is now down 10.4% for the year.The markets responded to news Federal Bank Chairman Jerome Powell is considering additional interest rate...

Friday, March 18, 2022

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

March Market UpdateThe yellow shape represents a to scale size of Russia to the global economy. Ukraine is a fraction of Russia’s economy.U.S. stocks are stable today following the Federal banks long-anticipated move to hike...

Friday, February 25, 2022

Russia invasion of UkraineThe long-awaited invasion of Ukraine officially started yesterday. President Putin is determined to overtake Ukraine, so he has access to their Oil reserves and Black Sea shipping channels. In anticipation of...

Friday, January 28, 2022

We experienced additional market volatility this week, in anticipation of the Federal Bank’s announcement on interest rates. For several days the market declined +3%, followed by an end of day rally to bring markets back to even....

Monday, December 27, 2021

Our S&P500 stock market hit an all-time high today with the Dow Jones being close behind. This despite the market’s obsession the past 2 weeks with Omicron-COVID. There are signs our economy could be equally strong in 2022....

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The markets experienced additional volatility, as it has periodically over the past 10 days as the world begins to understand the Omicron virus which is emerging from south Africa. The markets are concerned the new variant could...