Household Debt On The Rise Again

According to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, total household debt climbed to $12.58 trillion at the end of 2016, an increase of $460 billion for the year, making it the largest increase in almost a decade. Read more

Oil Imports Into The U.S. Slowing

For decades, the United States has relied on oil and petroleum imports in order to
meet demand. Read more

Boomers are discovering an often forgotten deadline on 401(k) distributions

The government wants people to start taking money out of their retirement accounts so they can tax them. And it set April 1 as the annual turning point for retirees. Read more

March Macro Overview

Equity indices had their longest streak of record closes since January 1987, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching 21,000, its second milestone in less than 30 days after reaching 20,000. Read more

Why GDP Growth Was Lackluster For 8 Years – Domestic Economy

A key component of GDP growth has been lagging for years, as a lack of incentives for companies to invest in capital has been an issue. Read more

Homes Become Less Affordable As Rates Move Up

The recent rise in rates has led to a drop in the Housing Affordability Index as tracked by the Federal Reserve. Read more

Dow Jones Reaches 20,000

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit the milestone 20,000 mark in January. Read more

Macro Overview

A change in sentiment was prevalent throughout the markets as new rules and regulatory reversals began to take effect. Read more

Rates Heading Higher - Fixed Income Update

Bond markets reversed their long-term trend of descending yields as economic growth expectations and inflationary pressures mounted. Read more

Stock Indices Reach New Highs – Domestic Equity Overview

Many analysts believe that the stock market rally following Trump’s election reflects the expectations of a new era of fiscal stimulus. Read more

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