From FAMC

Will May Jobs Bring Summer Doldrums?

June 10, 2019

A below average jobs report could signal a change in economic projections.
Trade Wars Meet the Jobs Report

June 4, 2019

Jobs are up, but stocks are down. Where does this leave the housing market?
Fresh Data on the Way

May 28, 2019

New reports will offer a clearer picture on the future of the economy.
An Ugly Word Arises

May 21, 2019

Talk of tariffs has the market down for now, but is it going to stay that way?
Goldilocks Economy?

May 14, 2019

The economy is growing at a rate that is not too strong to cause rates to spike upward. In other words – just right.
What is the Future of Rates?

April 29, 2019

There’s a possibility that interest rates may continue rising throughout the year.
What Does the Inverted Yield Curve Mean for the Economy?

April 8, 2019

Inverted yield curves typically occur before recessions, though for now, this is not the case.
A Quarter Through the Year…

March 26, 2019

Through the first quarter, the volatile jobs market has kept interest rates low.
The Fed Meets as Spring Arrives

March 18, 2019

The Fed meets this week and the only known is the unknown.
The Fed is Looking at the Data

March 12, 2019

The February jobs report is down, giving the Fed plenty to discuss.
Buyers Getting the Upper Hand?

February 25, 2019

Consistently low interest rates are making for a buyers’ market this spring.
The Shortest Month

February 25, 2019

February was slow for economic news, but March should have some real answers.
The Shutdown Effect

January 22, 2019

Regardless of the fact that the government will not stay shut down forever, many analysts are asking whether the shutdown might have a significant negative influence on the economy.
Homeownership Tied to Financial Well-Being

January 15, 2019

A CFPB survey details that older homeowners have a greater degree of financial well-being and autonomy compared with their peers who are not homeowners.
Thanksgiving Perspective

November 20, 2018

Things are quieting down as we move into the Thanksgiving holiday. This is a great time for reflection as we all have a lot to be thankful for. It is also a time to look back to see how far we have come, as well as a look at what the future may bring.
How Did the Predictions Go?

November 13, 2018

Though we are not in the business of predicting the future, it is sometimes very interesting to go back and see how forecasts play out after the fact. Especially when there is a lot of news happening during a short period of time.
Millennials Want to Own

November 6, 2018

Millennials want to own their own homes and rank it the most important priority apart from being able to retire. A new survey from B of A shows that 72% of 23 to 40-year-olds say homeownership is their top priority, with retirement at 80%.
It's Election Day

November 6, 2018

For right now let's forget the fact that we just had a jobs report released and the Federal Reserve Board is meeting starting tomorrow. Today is Election Day. Our most important message to our readers today is to get out and vote.
The Focus on Labor Day

September 4, 2018

The first Monday of every September is Labor Day. With the picnics, parades and back-to-school sales, we sometimes forget that the purpose of the holiday is to recognize the importance of the American worker.