Global Economy Slowing? Employment Picture

        Global Economy Slowing?  Employment Picture       Last week, the European Central Bank (ECB) and China both announced measures to support their slowing economies. The ECB said they would keep interest rates at the current low level through the end of 2019. With a 9-year German Bond yielding (-.94%), it’s […]

Bull Market…Happy 10 Year Anniversary

      Bull Market Happy 10 Year Anniversary   This Wednesday marks the 10 year Anniversary of the Bull Market that started on March 6th, 2009. On that infamous day, the S&P 500 closed @ 666. Today we’re at approximately 2800.   This week’s Blog will not serve as a reflection of the past […]

Corporate Earnings! That’s What Matters Most For Investors!

      Corporate Earnings! That’s What Matters Most For Investors!   The news media can make the hair stand up straight on my head. The way they report and embellish new information leads many investors to make emotional and non-rational decisions.   Whether were discussing the Federal Reserve’s interest rates policies, the negotiations with […]

Social Security (Trust Fund) Update…Is Reform Possible?

      Social Security (Trust Fund) Update… Is Reform Possible?   The Social Security program provides income to millions of Americans for Retirement, Disability Income and Survivor Benefits. Each year the Trustees Report the solvency by issuing the OASDI Trust Fund results. (OASDI) stands for Old Age, Survivors and Disability Income benefits.   With […]

President’s Day/Markets Rising on Optimism

  *Please forgive the delay in posting, as we had an issue with the program which has been resolved*       President’s Day/Markets Rising on Optimism     Today is Monday, February 18th, 2019, President’s Day. The Markets and most governmental agencies are closed for observance of this special day. I find it interesting […]