01|14|2020

Globe on Fire! | January 10, 2020

Markets rose last week on optimism, a globe on fire! Jobs Data The unemployment rate remained at 3.5% for the month of December. At the surface this may appear...

01|07|2020

Tension | January 7, 2020

AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      Trade, Geo-Politics 2019 was a strong year that closed with little tension to speak of. 2020...

year in review

12|31|2019

Year In Review | December 27, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      GDP, CPI, PMI, S&P, Trade There were some bumps in the road for what turned...

12|17|2019

Early Christmas | December 17, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      Trade, FRB, Brexit, ECB Christmas came early for the economy last week as progress was...

Trade Synchrony?

12|10|2019

Whipsaw | December 10, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      Trade, Jobs, Oil, Stimulus Markets whipsawed about last week as trade, economic data, and fiscal...

12|03|2019

Favorable Noise | December 3, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      Trade, Japan, Europe Most of the moves over the last week were motivated by favorable...

11|26|2019

Pick Your Poison | November 26, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA®  TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO  TAGS:      Economic Data, Trade, Brexit, Japan  Markets softened last week. Pick your poison, data showed strength while trade optimism faded. Which will have a lasting effect on the market? ...

11|19|2019

Recent Strength = Future Growth? | November 19, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      Trade, FRB, GDP, Brexit Markets climbed again last week. Does recent market strength translate into...

year in review

11|12|2019

Growth Trek or Melt Up? | November 12, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      Earnings, Trade, exports, Services   Markets continued their growth trek last week with earnings, trade,...

11|05|2019

Climb to the Top! | November 5, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      EARNINGS, TRADE, RATES, ECONOMY Markets were moving and they could not be stopped! Was important...