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Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:13:07-04:00April 24th, 2014|Categories: Business Wise, Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Economic conditions in the U.S. were made tougher to diagnose during the first quarter of 2014 due to the unusually harsh weather conditions.  The good news is that the most recent economic readings from early April tend to support this theory.  Both Retail Sales and Manufacturing metrics bounced nicely in the March timeframe.     Of [...]

Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:12:57-04:00January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Business Wise, Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Overall, the U.S. Economy continues to improve and, as the U.S. economy improves, so too does the world economy.    All of the U.S. economic leading indicators we follow, point to a strengthening economy coming to 2014.  Gains were positive and fairly widespread across all areas, especially for manufacturing orders and employment.  Our economy will continue to [...]

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By |2013-10-30T13:12:34-04:00October 30th, 2013|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Did you miss our 3rd Quarter Economic Update? Don't fret, a free download is available now!   Overall, the U.S. Economy continues to improve but at a very slow pace.    Leading indicators, while somewhat mixed, point to modest economic strengthening.  Gains were fairly widespread especially for manufacturing orders.  Unemployment claims were also positive in August and, [...]

Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:12:48-04:00October 1st, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Overall, the U.S. Economy continues to improve but at a very slow pace.    Leading indicators, while somewhat mixed, point to modest economic strengthening.  Gains were fairly widespread especially for manufacturing orders.  Unemployment claims were also positive in August and, like early September manufacturing readings, may extend into this month given the latest decrease in jobless claims [...]

Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:12:30-04:00June 26th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Overall, the U.S. Economy continues to improve but appears to have hit a soft patch.  Some leading indicators were fractionally positive, many stayed more or less the same and a few turned slightly negative.  Additionally, the Fed is providing additional information on its bond buying program, hinting at tapering, but being coy about what metrics beyond [...]

Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:11:57-04:00March 21st, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Overall, the U.S. Economy continues to survive a passage through a seemingly unending series of self-inflicted crisis; specifically, presidential elections, the fiscal cliff, sequestration, and now Europe (Cyprus to be exact).   While the political backdrop continues, there are clear signs the U.S. economy is continuing to expand.  Most key metrics are showing continued improvement in month-over-month [...]

Take Charge of Your Business in any Environment

By |2012-11-27T16:01:30-05:00November 27th, 2012|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As business owners, way too much energy is spent fighting economic cycles.   Cycles cannot be controlled any more than the seasons.  Time and energy is better spent, understanding and learning to work with economic cycles.  Think about it this way, there is a time for everything.  Spring is a time for planting tomatoes.  If you ignore [...]