06|26|2018

Attack of the Tariff! | June 22, 2018

The week started as it ended the prior Friday.  Attack of the tariff from every angle!  What could tariffs mean for growth during the second half of the year?...

06|26|2018

Leading Indicator Watch | June 22, 2018

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

06|18|2018

Central Bank Week | June 15, 2018

While the Singapore Summit garnished headlines, central banks across the globes moved Markets! The Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) reported the results of their two-day meeting on Wednesday. They increased...

06|18|2018

Leading Indicator Watch | June 15, 2018

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

06|12|2018

Cutting Through the Noise | June 8, 2018

With several geo-political concerns of late, it is difficult for markets to cut through the noise. They found a way last week, hopefully that continues! Tensions mounted and not...

06|11|2018

Leading Indicator Watch | June 8, 2018

As I write Market Thoughts this week, here are the indicators that caught my eye.  Click here to view the latest insights on economic activity and how they are impacting the markets.

06|07|2018

4 Social Security Considerations

Photo by Jeff Sheldon on Unsplash This is not your parent’s Social Security!  Tread lightly before pulling the trigger.  Here are four considerations before deciding on the timing for...

06|05|2018

Course Correction | June 1, 2018

The S&P 500 gained 13.29 points, or 0.5% last week. Was this a course correction, or a false positive? There were several points during the week where the expectation...

06|04|2018

Leading Indicator Watch | June 1, 2018

Before I publish Market Thoughts this week, here are the indicators that drew my attention.  Click here to view the latest insights on economic activity and how they are impacting the...

05|30|2018

Market Thoughts | Reverse Course | May 25, 2018

Oil, Rates, and Europe have all reversed course this last week. What were the catalysts, and should we be concerned? The US backed away recently from the Iran deal....