Macro Overview – April 2020

With the coronavirus continuing to wreak havoc on markets and economies worldwide, governments and businesses are confronting an unprecedented environment. Read more

Americans Saving More

The most recent data from the Federal Reserve identified an increase in the savings rate to 7.7% of disposable personal income as of December 2019. Read more

Consumer Debt Surpasses $14 Trillion

As the economy has grown, so has household debt. Read more

Coronavirus Affect On The Markets, Economies & Commerce

Global trade has been hindered by U.S. China trade disputes for the past two years, but the virus outbreak has nearly stalled all trade between China and its trading partners. Read more

Past Pandemics & What Came Of Them

Over the decades, pandemics have evolved and lasted for varying periods of time, yet always culminating with the containment and/or elimination of a virus. Read more

Macro Overview – March 2020

Fear has been permeating capital markets worldwide as the impact of the (COVID-19) coronavirus continues to evolve. Read more

Social Security COLA Increases Trying To Keep Up With Inflation

The latest Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Social Security payments is barely keeping up with inflation. Read more

Unemployment Periods Lasting Less

Workers are spending less time unemployed according to data compiled by the Department of Labor. Read more

Personal Loans Will Affect Credit Scores More

Every five years or so, credit reporting agencies modify how a consumer’s credit score is calculated. The latest revision will analyze personal unsecured loans and how they are being used by consumers. Read more

Women Outnumber Men In Workforce

Women held more jobs than men for the first time since 2010, as reported by the Labor Department. Read more

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