Quarterly Economic Update Fall 2019

October 20, 2019 Blog
In this Q3 recap: the U.S. and China intensify their trade dispute, but agree to negotiate again, the Federal Reserve cuts short-term interest rates once more, and stocks ride through some volatility to end the summer higher. Quarterly Economic Update A review of Q3 2019, Presented by Independence Capital Financial Partners THE QUARTER IN BRIEF
Continue Reading...

Weekly Economic Update June 1, 2020

June 2, 2020 Blog
In this week’s recap: solid gains following a short trading week; economic reopening inspires optimism. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KSpammers love to create emails that mimic ones from your bank or credit card issuer. How can you be safe? Never use a “click here to log in” link.
Continue Reading...

Weekly Economic Update May 18, 2020

In this week’s recap: Powell paints a somber picture for recovery, and the markets slip in reaction. Qualified Annuity Claimant’s Statement T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KHave you had the same internet passwords for years? Change them! To keep accounts secure, try to change your passwords often, never share
Continue Reading...

Monthly Economic Update May 2020

May 11, 2020 Blog
In this month’s recap: Stocks rebounded sharply, fueled by a flattening of the COVID-19 curve and positive results from clinical trial investigating a treatment for the virus. T I P   O F   T H E   M O N T HHow large should an emergency fund be? There is no “one-size-fits-all” answer. The ideal amount may
Continue Reading...

Weekly Economic Update May 11, 2020

In this week’s recap: Unemployment reaches an historic low, while stocks climbed in response to economic re-openings. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KDo you and your spouse have very similar investment portfolios? As a couple, you might want to approach the goal of investment diversification from a joint (rather
Continue Reading...

Weekly Economic Update April 20, 2020

In this week’s recap: The White House makes plans to reopen the economy, as analysts examine the first-hard economic data reckoning the U.S. reaction to COVID-19. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KA cleverly promoted, inexpensive customer loyalty program may help your business realize improved long-term cash flow. Q U
Continue Reading...

Monthly Economic Update April 2020

April 16, 2020 Blog
In this month’s recap: The CARES Act moves to assist Americans quarantined by COVID-19, providing relief with a $2T stimulus package; markets worldwide react to coronavirus-related volatility. T I P   O F   T H E   M O N T HAnyone who starts a business needs an operational strategy. A good one includes metrics, a day-to-day
Continue Reading...