Down Week for the Markets

March 16, 2018 – This week we got some important economic news including Tuesday’s tame inflation numbers (as reflected by the Consumer Price Index), and Friday’s report on weak housing starts and permits. The week was not without its political dramas as well. Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and announced Larry Kudlow would be the next leader of… Read More >

Strong Jobs Report Powers the Markets Higher

March 9, 2018 – The big economic news this week was this morning’s very strong jobs report, with nearly 50 percent more new jobs created than anticipated. The pending monthly jobs report had been a Damocles sword hanging over the market this week as last month’s report caused the market to reel backwards on rising inflation and interest-rate fears. But… Read More >