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News Updates2017-08-15T17:38:18+00:00

The Left on the Trump Economy—Desperation, Desperado or Both?

If you’re wondering about mainstream media and the lack of reporting on how great the economy is, understand this—the majority of mainstream media and mainstream economists believe that if they continue to talk down this economy, the “prophecy” will be self-fulfilled. Many on the left want the U.S. economy to fail in order to bring down Donald Trump. Take for example Bill Maher, the liberal [...]

September 7th, 2018|

Is It Time To Take A Breather on Investing?

There’s so much opportunity in the markets—primarily because of unprecedented enthusiasm and growth. This is an economy the likes of which we haven’t seen in at least 15 years, and even then, it was nothing compared to the levels we are seeing today. If we look only at consumer sentiment, business investment, wages, consumer spending and productivity—not to mention a level of optimism, enthusiasm, opportunities [...]

August 31st, 2018|

Health Care Sharing Gives Christians the Gift of Bearing Each Other’s Burdens

Even though America's health care system is still in crisis, headlines have taken a backseat to other news. Regardless of the coverage, more than 1 million people are dropping off the rolls of the "Affordable" Care Act this year alone. Given high premiums, some people...

August 17th, 2018|

Don’t Like Trump’s America First Agenda? What’s Not to Like?

For all the talk of how America’s protectionism may sink this bull market in stocks, it’s still very much “America first” on Wall Street — just look at stocks. Five regions and countries, including the Eurozone, the U.K. and Japan, trail U.S. stock returns this year. Only Saudi Arabia and Norway have performed better, with 17 percent and 9 percent returns, respectively. On average, most [...]

August 17th, 2018|

It’s Time to Focus on Market Certainties, Like the Economic Growth Resulting from This Administration’s Policies

According to the Stock Trader's Almanac, August ranks as one of the weakest months of the year for major indexes. This is according to data that goes back to 1950. In my opinion, almost everything happening that is negative in the markets is political in nature. The hatred for this president continues to grow stronger and stronger as the economy gets better. This president is exposing...

August 7th, 2018|

Guess who is set to lead world in oil production

The United States is on track to become the world's number one oil exporter by 2019. The International Energy Agency made the forecast based on expected U.S. output of shale oil, which is harvested from rocks containing kerogen. It has the country on pace to exceed an output of 11 million barrels per day. Financial expert Dan Celia of "Financial Issues" says that makes America not only [...]

July 17th, 2018|

Tariff Headwinds Insignificant Compared to Tailwinds from $2T in American Investment

With new tariffs either imposed or threatened, there certainly has been a rising wall of worry regarding international trade. I have been (and still am) in the camp that sees the talk of tariffs as simply negotiating tactics. Sometimes, when you lay out negotiating tactics, you have to demonstrate a willingness to use them as a starting point. Maybe that was the intent, but nobody [...]

June 22nd, 2018|

Rising Gas Prices Could Signal an Economy About to Tap on the Brakes

In all the world’s economic uncertainty—one thing is for sure. We haven’t seen manufacturing activity like this in America for a very long time. We continue to see manufacturing increase, and it would appear that there is a consistency to the rise. Apparently, manufacturers are not quite ready, at least yet, to start putting on the brakes due to potential “trade wars.” On top of [...]

May 22nd, 2018|

Attention: An Important Notice Leading Up to the November Elections

What will be the next big uncertainty or concern that will push the markets into a major downturn? If we assume there could be one between now and the end of the summer, I suspect it will be due to the outlook on the upcoming November elections. I believe that by the end of August or beginning of September, if it appears as though liberals [...]

May 4th, 2018|

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