02|21|2024

Back Slide | February 16, 2024

AUTHOR: Jason Roque, CFP®, APMA®, AWMA®TITLE:   Investment Adviser Rep – CCOTAGS: S&P 500, NASDAQ, CPI, Earnings, Oil, Retail Sales, Housing, PPI    Markets gave back much of the previous week’s profits....

Consumer

02|21|2024

Leading Indicator Watch | February 16, 2024

AUTHOR: Kerry Hilsabeck, CFP® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep TAGS:   Jobs, CPI, Retail Sales, Housing, Yields, S&P 500 We are seeing some market volatility from the strength of the Consumer...

02|12|2024

Leading Indicator Watch | February 9, 2024

AUTHOR: Kerry Hilsabeck, CFP® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep TAGS:   Jobs, Yields, Services, S&P 500 Let’s talk about the S&P 500 performance in our Leading Indicator Watch: The S&P 500...

02|06|2024

Driving Force of Markets | Feb 2, 2024

AUTHOR: Jason Roque, CFP®, APMA®, AWMA®TITLE:   Investment Adviser Rep – CCOTAGS: S&P 500, NASDAQ, FRB, EARNINGS, JOBS, RATES   The week landed in the green again! Is the driving force of that...

labor market

02|05|2024

Leading Indicator Watch | Feb. 2, 2024

AUTHOR: Kerry Hilsabeck, CFP® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep TAGS:   Jobs, Yields, Manufacturing, S&P 500, Consumer Sentiment Jobs data surprised markets this past week. Nonfarm Payrolls (Jan) well-surpassed expectations with...

hope

01|30|2024

Is There Any Hope? | January 26, 2024

AUTHOR: Jason Roque, CFP®, APMA®, AWMA®TITLE:   Investment Adviser Rep – CCOTAGS: S&P 500, NASDAQ, Earning, GDP, Rates, PCE    Equities advanced and the economy looked strong in the fourth quarter. Does...

01|29|2024

Leading Indicator Watch | January 26, 2024

AUTHOR: Kerry Hilsabeck, CFP® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep TAGS:   Jobs, PCE, GDP, Housing and Building, Yields, M2 Money Supply, S&P 500 Gross Domestic Product (GDP)(QoQ)(Q4) exceeded expectations, rising by...

haunted

01|23|2024

Haunted Market? | January 19, 2024

AUTHOR: Jason Roque, CFP®, APMA®, AWMA®TITLE:   Investment Adviser Rep – CCOTAGS: S&P 500, NASDAQ, Dollar, Rates, FRB    Stock markets gained on the week despite rising interest rates. Will that come...

01|22|2024

Leading Indicator Watch | January 19, 2024

AUTHOR: Kerry Hilsabeck, CFP® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep TAGS:   Jobs, Retail Sales, Mortgages, Yields, S&P 500 MBA Mortgage Applications (WoW) rose 10.4% for the week on the back of...