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Jan 25, 2023

The Federal Reserve started a rate hike policy on March 17, 2022, that continued throughout the year, targeting to lower inflation based on several indicators. Investors are concerned that higher interest rates will drive the US economy into a recession. Retail sales have declined in the past two months, which...


Jan 18, 2023

Another year over and a new year starting.  If there is any time to get ahead of your schedule and plan and take proactive steps towards your goals, it is now.  In this Brief, we discuss some real-life lessons learned on the SEC Football field that turned the tables on Alabama‚Äôs Nick Saban.


Jan 11, 2023

Jerome Powell, head of the Federal Reserve, wants to reduce inflation by raising interest rates. This is important to investors and affects industries like housing and energy. The Fed slowed its rate hike plan, recognizing the impact on inflation. A professor suggests that inflation may already be at the target rate.


Jan 4, 2023

With a new year is new hope for an improving stock market.  In this Weekly Brief we review many of the anomalies that impacted almost all sectors of the economy that created unusual price swings.  Most investors forget that the pandemic and subsequent government restrictions on society occurred during a strong economy...