Market Recap – April 29, 2024

Market Recap – April 29, 2024

Expectations of 2.4% first quarter GDP growth didn’t materialize, and the inflation deflator was higher than expected, so markets sold off.  Under the hood, numbers looked better and both stock and bond markets rebounded by week-end.  After initially reacting badly to...
Market Recap – April 29, 2024

Market Recap – April 22, 2024

Last week’s further pull-back in stock and bond prices is reflecting heightened angst about a possibly expanding conflict between Israel and Iran with resulting higher oil prices and inflation pressures.  Strong economic, employment and earnings growth, along with a...
Raising Financially Responsible Children

Raising Financially Responsible Children

You want your children and grandchildren to become financially savvy adults. What can you do now to help make that happen? Although many kids learn the fundamentals of financial management in school (according to the Council for Economic Education’s 2024 Survey of the...
Market Recap – April 29, 2024

Market Recap – April 1, 2024

First quarter economic growth is getting a boost from stronger personal income and spending, while PCE inflation for February has come in slightly lower than expected. In the shortened trading week, S&P and DJIA stock market prices notched new records. The S&P...