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2019 An Economy In Search of New Growth

2018 economically started strong as the tax cuts kicked in, but over time the combination of higher interest rates & Quantitative...

Trade War & Split Congress

Just wanted to take a moment to make a few comments as we head into 2019 post the elections. The GOP losing control of the House in our...

The Economic Road Past & Future

Some of you haven't know me long and others understandably don't read every article/post I write. So I thought it necessary to review...

Value of Foresight

How much do you as a business owner having a person on your team that can add to foresight on the economy to better guide your strategy? ...

Wage Growth & Offsets in Housing

One of the more interesting things revealed this AM is that acceleration in Wage growth (see Chart courtesy of Bloomberg) in 1Q18. Both...

Latest Housing Data Points

Existing Home Sales (National Association of Realtors) for February rebounded growing 3% vs last month vs a drop of 3.2% in prior period...

1Q18 GDP Expectations Get Reduced

One of the things we do for our small business owner clients is conduct risk management by tying what's going on in the economy to...

Real Interest Rates

Most know interest rate remain low, but HOW low maybe not. Despite 5 0.25% interest rate increases from Federal Reserve, the real Fed...

Rising Rates

Treasury rates once again rose today to cycle highs...those in interest rate sensitive business sectors (ie real-estate/construction)...