Macro Overview – August 2019

Kent Forsey, CFP® Bonds, Dow Jones, Economic Update, Economy, Euro, Macro Overview, Stock Indices, Tariffs, World Economies

Trade tensions escalated as the U.S. announced a 10% tariff commencing September 1st on $300 billion of Chinese imports that haven’t yet been subject to any tariffs.  The additional tariffs would essentially apply to nearly all imports from China.  Another $250 billion in Chinese imports have already been subject to a 25% tariff for the past few months. While this …

Macro Overview

Max Smith, CFP®, CIMA® | Kent Forsey, CFP® Dow Jones, President Trump, US Overview

Macro Overview February 2017 A change in sentiment was prevalent throughout the markets as new rules and regulatory reversals began to take effect. Volatility rose as markets tried to discern President Trump’s policies. Equity markets propelled to new highs in January as optimism fueled U.S. equities, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a new milestone level of 20,000. The …

Stock Indices Reach New Highs – Domestic Equity Overview

Max Smith, CFP®, CIMA® | Kent Forsey, CFP® Dow Jones, Market Fluctuations, S&P 500, Stock Indices, Stocks

Although there will always be reasons to be cautious and diversified in our investment portfolios, there are many reasons to be optimistic right now. Many analysts believe that the stock market rally following Trump’s election reflects the expectations of a new era of fiscal stimulus. Both economists and analysts agree that the Fed has basically exhausted all of its stimulus …