A Peek Inside GDP

A Peek Inside GDP

Keep your eyes on the data. There was much to be said for U.S. stock markets’ performance during October. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index delivered their best monthly performance in four years, according to Barron’s. Any...
Bad News Moves Markets

Bad News Moves Markets

There was a spate of bad news last week, and it drove U.S. markets lower. China’s wild ride isn’t over yet. The Purchasing Managers’ Index, a private measure of Chinese manufacturing, came in below expectations at 48.2, according to BloombergBusiness. Results below 50...
Borrowing In Dollars

Borrowing In Dollars

Borrowing In Dollars May Seem Like A Good Idea Today… But, if anyone needs more evidence that focusing on short-term corporate performance can be detrimental to longer-term outcomes, look no further than the effect of the strengthening U.S. dollar on companies...
Retirement: The Transition From Human To Financial Potential

Retirement: The Transition From Human To Financial Potential

RETIREMENT Is Just Moving From Reliance Upon Your Human Potential To Financial Potential. Our lives are a transition between potentials.  We start with immense human potential and end, hopefully, with a powerful and steady financial potential. Human Potential When we...

Weekly Perspective, April 30, 2012

The Markets What is the costliest fruit? How about an apple, as in Apple, Inc.? With more than $500 billion in market capitalization, Apple is the world’s most valuable company, according to Reuters. Last week, the company reported quarterly earnings that easily...