December Financial Briefing

Happy Holidays! The year is almost finished and the last few months have been a crazy ride. The last few days have been no exception. As hard as it seems, we need to keep a perspective of the long-term. With the consternation in the government, the Fed, Brexit and speculation on profits, we certainly haven’t…

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Looking Back at November November was perhaps the most volatile month in 2018. Two major conditions that influenced the market: The fear that the Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) would continue to raise interest rates in December (and several more times in 2019) and the uncertainty of trade with the possibility of increased tariffs. Both conditions “spooked” the…

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November Financial Briefing

Consumer spending, oil production and consumption, interest rates and other world events continue to bring volatility to the markets. And, this is the time that many people review their portfolio and make decisions that can affect their taxes.  That is why we have focused this month on what it means to harvest tax losses. We hope this provides…

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October was far from a pretty month for the market. It is important to keep in mind that although it was a painful month, it is not uncommon for the market to make a correction of possibly 10% once or twice a year. Click here to read more

October LSF FLASH

The last month has been a wild ride on Wall Street with continued volatility. We anticipate this to continue as the market reacts to actions by the Federal Reserve, earnings reports, global events, economic influences and the pressure of year-end sell off activities by fund managers.…Click here to read more

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The second quarter growth rate for our gross national product was reported at 4.3%. This and other indicators imply that our economy is growing, our labor market is strong and wages have risen slightly. Despite some “noise” about jitters, the economy is growing and consumer spending and sentiment are very strong. Click here to read more