Budget Deficit

Red Ink

March 14, 2019

The Treasury Department reported yesterday that the federal budget deficit increased 77% through the first four months of the new fiscal year (October through January) to [...]

Red Flags?

April 23, 2018

In previous Market Commentaries, we discussed how the threat of rising interest rates was responsible for the first stock-market swoon in February of this year. We suggested [...]

Stepping on the Gas

February 1, 2018

The economy is doing well – low unemployment, accelerating growth, rising corporate earnings and even some better wage growth, which has been notably lacking during the [...]