5 08, 2019

Wesbury’s Outlook – The Flailing Fed

By |2019-08-05T19:08:58-04:00August 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Fed is flailing. For the past several years, under the leadership of both Jerome Powell and, before that, Janet Yellen, the Fed claimed it was "data dependent." But the decision last week to reduce short-term rates by 25 basis points tore that narrative to shreds. At the prior Federal Reserve meeting in mid-June, a [...]

26 06, 2019

Wesbury’s Outlook – This Crazy Rate Cut

By |2019-06-26T11:14:20-04:00June 26th, 2019|Fed Reserve, Financial, Governments, Interest Rates, Outlook, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The narrative that the U.S. economy is in trouble – some say teetering on the edge of recession - has become so powerful and persuasive that few investors give it a second thought. So of course, they believe, the Fed should cut interest rates. We haven't seen anything like it since the Fed was hiking [...]

18 06, 2019

Wesbury’s Outlook – Better Signs

By |2019-06-18T17:44:08-04:00June 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A few key economic reports have taken a turn for the better, boosting expected real GDP growth in the second quarter and pointing to an upward revision to first quarter growth. Retail sales grew 0.5% in May, very close to consensus expectations, and were revised up substantially for prior months. Pairing this data with other [...]

12 04, 2019

What’s Really Important? – Michael Rogan

By |2019-04-13T10:53:16-04:00April 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Often, new clients come to us mired in the minutiae of one or two aspects of their financial life but without having a good grasp of the big picture. This is partially a result of the media, be it advertising, pundits or articles, focusing on minutiae and not necessarily accurately. So we labor to refocus [...]

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