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...

401(k) options

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...

CPI, FRB, Tariffs

07|16|2019

Reason for Pause | July 12, 2019

  AUTHOR:  Jason J Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:  Investment Adviser Rep—CCO TAGS:  CPI, FRB, TARIFFS, TRADE The economy has been void of inflation for quite some time now.  Last...

indicators

07|15|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | July 12, 2019

The S&P 500 crossed over 3,000 for the first time last week.  See my notes as well as how some of the other leading indicators performed by clicking here. ...

trade, frb, interest rates

07|10|2019

Faded Confidence | July 5, 2019

[1] AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:      Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:       TRADE, FRB, INTEREST RATES Last week markets were mixed as the week started strong and...

economic activity

07|09|2019

Leading Indicator Watch | July 5, 2019

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...