Growth

04|23|2019

Growth Concerns | April 19, 2019

The week started optimistically as growth appeared to re-emerge in China. This also raised concerns domestically, why? China GDP data released last week for China showed improvement over the...

manufacturing

04|22|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | April 19, 2019

Services PMI indicator hit fresh lows in April, coming in at 52.9–the lowest level since December of 2017.  Building permits and housing fell in March.  It’s not all bad...

Goldilocks

04|17|2019

The Goldilocks Nightmare | April 12, 2019

Last week was a good week for markets. Fed minutes, Inflation data, and potential trade deals all gave reason for optimism. So, what is the Goldilocks Nightmare? Goldilocks A...

Unemployment and Consumer Confidence

04|15|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | April 12, 2019

As I write Market Thoughts this week, here are some of the economic indicators that caught my attention.  Click here to download the latest insights on economic activity and how...

The Relentless Bull

04|10|2019

The Relentless Bull | April 5, 2019

Fear of a recession led headlines two weeks ago and suddenly markets surge for the last week.  Why? Concerns of a recession may have been overblown… The 3-month treasury...

manufacturing

04|08|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | April 5, 2019

Our market indicators show strong Unemployment, M2 Money Supply, and ISM Manufacturing & Services numbers and the S&P 500 is up 15.39% year to date.  Meanwhile, Non-Defense Capital Goods...

04|03|2019

Financial Future Services Announcement! | April 2, 2019

Dear Clients and Partners, We are happy to announce that we have relocated our office within Monument, CO!  We would love to show you our new space at 1824...

gift

03|26|2019

The Gift | March 22, 2019

The Federal Reserve Board (FRB) gave markets a gift last week. This gift may prove to be just the thing we did not need. The Decision The FRB announced...

Budgeting Existing Home sales

03|25|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | March 22, 2019

Existing home sales, which makes up 90% of the market rose by a whopping 11.8% or 580K houses, tops our leading indicator watch for the week of March 22,...

Brexit, not so fast

03|19|2019

Brexit, Not so Fast | March 15, 2019

You lost me at Brexit… It is the political (and economic) event that just will not go away fast.  So last week was no exception as 2 major votes...