Economic Growth

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 [...]

Ok IS Ok!

March 7, 2019

Peering through the trees of short-term noise to better see the forest of long-term economic trends and market conditions is the constant charge of every investor. The [...]

Hopeful Signs

January 24, 2019

For this week’s Market Commentary, I am including the opening excerpt from the 4Q edition of The Farr View. If you would like to read the entire newsletter, please [...]

The Rainy Day Fund

August 15, 2018

Every five years the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) publishes revised economic data that is derived through improved survey methodologies. Sometimes the new and improved [...]

Shell Games

July 12, 2018

Much has been made about the deleveraging of the US consumer since the Great Recession. Most economists agree that consumers are now in much better financial condition thanks [...]