US Economic Growth – Headwinds

US Economic Growth is facing headwinds. There are specific headwinds to US growth. There are cyclical forces (rising dollar and falling oil revenues that are causing problems today for US economic growth. But, perhaps more importantly, there are simple demographic...

Weekly Perspective, July 1, 2013

The Markets Soothing words from Federal Reserve Bank officials helped settle investors’ fears last week, and U.S. stock markets moved higher. The Dow Jones Industrials Average was up 0.7 percent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 0.9 percent, and the...

Weekly Perspective, June 20, 2011

The Markets Like a computer owner who successfully reboots after experiencing a blue screen, investors heaved a sigh of relief on Friday as the Dow Jones Industrials and Standard & Poor’s 500 Indices eked out gains for the week ending six straight weeks of losses....