08|20|2019

Classic Recession Signal

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:      Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:       TRADE, FRB, INTEREST RATES   The yield curve inverted for the first time since ‘07....

08|20|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | August 16, 2019

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

Meredeth (and Gregg) assistant at Financial Future Services Monument Colorado

08|13|2019

Cancer Sucks! | August 13, 2019

The markets moved dramatically, but that was a footnote in our office last week as… cancer sucks!  In lieu of our regular Market Thoughts, we have an office announcement....

08|12|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | Aug. 9, 2019

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

FRB

08|06|2019

Easy, but Not | August 2, 2019

AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:      Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:       TRADE, FRB, INTEREST RATES The Federal Reserve Board (FRB) delivered on easy monetary policy, but not...

Consumer Confidence

08|06|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | Aug. 2, 2019

The lines between an expansion economy and contraction economy are starting to narrow, but you’d never know from a Consumer Confidence standpoint.  To view my notes for the leading...

Hope

08|01|2019

Renewed Hope? | July 26, 2019

AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:      Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:       TRADE, FRB, INTEREST RATES Last week markets gained as concerns seemed to subside.  Was this renewed...

07|29|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | July 26, 2019

Good news last week out of Manufacturing & Services and Non-Defense Capital Goods:  Both indicators are showing some growth and expansion cycle numbers.  Take a look at my notes...

doves

07|23|2019

3 Doves, Soft Earnings, and What Brexit? | July 19, 2019

AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:      Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:       TRADE, FRB, INTEREST RATES 3 Doves, soft earnings, and what Brexit? A review of the market...

Housing

07|23|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | July 19, 2019

While Consumer Goods & Materials and Consumer Sentiment rose recently, Building Permits and Housing Starts fell when an increase was expected.  Let’s take a look at the leading indicators...