Recently some news regarding a few countries moving away from using the dollar and toward using the Chinese yuan has caused quite a stir and a lot of dire predictions about what this could mean to the US economy and markets. The following April edition of “On The Mark” is a reasoned explanation about what is going on, what will likely happen, along with positive and negative long term impacts of a move away from the dollar.[Read more…]
Clark Capital Quarterly Economic and Market Review and Outlook
Clark Capital, one of the Portfolio Strategists we utilize for client accounts, has posted their views of the economy and markets using their five stock market gauges.
In a video Glen Dorsey and Pete Eisenrich review their views on the economy and markets now and their outlook for the future.
Click HERE to view Clark Capital’s Quarterly Economic and Market Review and Outlook.
Inflation Lower and Higher In March
Leading Economic Index Again Declines in February
Fed Decision And The Banking Crisis
The Fed met earlier this week, as I discussed in yesterday’s post, and raised interest rates .25%. This special edition of “On the Mark” discusses the Fed’s message in light of inflation and the recent banking crisis as well as how investors should view these things.[Read more…]
Fed Raises Interest Rates Again Today
Inflation Lower In February
Banking Crisis Averted, But Risks Remain
The news since late last week has been full stories of a few banks which were taken over by FDIC. It is easy, and media certainly stokes this fear, to remember the financial crisis in 2008 and wonder if this is happening all over again. There is so much mis-information out there, so I want to share this special edition of “On The Mark” to help you understand what happened, how the government and the Fed responded, and if there is anything you should do in response to this crisis…[Read more…]
February Unemployment Report and Inflation
The Fed has been raising interest rates to try to lower inflation, which is one of their mandates. There other mandate is to seek full employment. On Friday the Department of Commerce released the employment data for February, and today JP Morgan, one of the Portfolio Strategists we utilize for client accounts, commented on this report in their Weekly Market Recap this morning…[Read more…]