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2018 Economic Update | Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour

By | 2018-05-04T14:24:10+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

To register please click here What: Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour - 2018 Economic Update Who: Andy Pulsfort , John Nunan & Matt Lobaugh Time: 4pm to 5pm ET Dates: Thursday, November 1st The Skinny:  Grab a cold drink and join us for an economic update.  Whether you are a business owner or individual investor, join us to [...]

2nd Quarter Economic Update | August 2018

By | 2018-08-14T13:28:07+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: On Our Minds|Tags: , , , , |

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 4.1% in the second quarter of 2018, according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.  This is up from 2.2% in the first quarter.  The 2nd quarter increase in real GDP reflected increases in consumer spending, exports, business investment, and government spending.  The only decreases were [...]

2018 Economic Update | Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour

By | 2018-05-04T14:26:14+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

To register please click here What: Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour - 2018 Economic Update Who: Andy Pulsfort , John Nunan & Matt Lobaugh Time: 4pm to 5pm ET Dates: Thursday, August 2nd The Skinny:  Grab a cold drink and join us for an economic update.  Whether you are a business owner or individual investor, join us to [...]

1st Quarter Economic Update | May 2018

By | 2018-07-05T16:07:13+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: On Our Minds|Tags: , , , , |

Our economic indicators continue to run positive for the first quarter of 2018.  Consumer spending, business investments and residential fixed investments rose at a 4.6% annual rate.  Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a broad measure of the nation’s overall economic activity has shown consistent growth over the past three quarters; up 3.2% in 2017’s 3rd quarter, 2.9% [...]

2018 Economic Update | Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour

By | 2018-05-04T14:26:47+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

To register please click here What: Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour - 2018 Economic Update Who: Andy Pulsfort , John Nunan & Matt Lobaugh Time: 4pm to 5pm ET Dates: Thursday, May 3rd The Skinny:  Grab a cold drink and join us for an economic update.  Whether you are a business owner or individual investor, join us to [...]

John’s Market Commentary Q1 | 2018

By | 2018-04-25T14:07:25+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: On Our Minds|Tags: , , , , , |

Well, 2018’s first quarter earnings season is in the process of winding down.  The first quarter of 2018 had considerably more noise with respect to earnings because of the new tax law changes.  However, earnings are looking much better than expected. During the quarter, investors celebrated the passage of the Republican tax plan that lowered the [...]

4th Quarter Economic Update | January 2018

By | 2018-02-22T21:51:08+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: On Our Minds|Tags: , , , , |

Once again, the economic metrics we follow indicate growth is strong around the world.   The ultra-loose monetary policies that were implemented due to the financial crises a decade ago have led to an expanding global economy resulting in many countries continuing to see strong GDP growth.  Labor markets are solid, global trade is healthy and commodity [...]

Quiet Markets Turn Scary…Create Opportunity

By | 2018-02-06T14:30:47+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Personal Planning|Tags: , , , , |

If you haven’t been paying close attention to investment markets, you might be now.  While the investment world spent the year 2017 plodding steadily upward with relatively low volatility, the New Year has brought with it over-exuberance in January followed by mild panic in February.  Needless to say, markets have definitely caught our attention over the [...]

2018 Economic Update | Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour

By | 2018-01-11T17:54:31+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

To register please click here What: Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour - 2018 Economic Update Who: Andy Pulsfort , John Nunan & Matt Lobaugh Time: 4pm to 5pm ET Dates: Thursday, February 1st The Skinny:  Grab a cold drink and join us for an economic update.  Whether you are a business owner or individual investor, join us to [...]

3rd Quarter Economic Update | October 2017

By | 2017-11-16T20:22:39+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: On Our Minds|Tags: , , , , |

Economic growth is strong around the world.  The number of countries with economies that are in a recession are at near all-time lows.  The ultra-loose monetary policies that were implemented due to the financial crises a decade ago, have led to an expanding global economy resulting in many countries seeing strong GDP growth.  Many regions are [...]