You Can’t Have One Without the Other

You Can’t Have One Without the Other

“If you torture the numbers long enough, they’ll admit to anything.” -Anonymous   Well – it’s been a whole month since we recapped the economic and market activity, and not much has really changed in the big picture. Yes, stocks have pulled back again for the moment....

What We’re Hearing: Updated Market Commentary

What We’re Hearing: Updated Market Commentary

Q and A: Perspectives on the Current Market Environment In our never-ending effort to help investors make smart decisions and avoid costly mistakes in the shepherding of their assets, we thought it might be time to offer a little Q&A on the current state of things...

Special Commentary: Common Sense Perspective on US Markets

Special Commentary: Common Sense Perspective on US Markets

COMMENTARY AND PERSPECTIVE ON US MARKETS So, the market commentary we sent out last week mentioned that several market indicators gave us pause that a long overdue correction might be in the offing. Lo and behold, it seems it might be here much sooner than everyone...

Is It Fall Yet?

Is It Fall Yet?

It’s officially fall on the calendar, but hot humid summer weather persists here in Florida. It’s October, for Pete’s sake, and we’re left scratching our heads as to why we cannot sit outside and read the Sunday paper without a fan and a change of clothing. Speaking...

Same Old Same Old

Same Old Same Old

The second quarter turned out to be a mirror image of the first quarter. Economic fundamentals remain strong, investment markets are either up a little or down a little, and threats of a trade war still loom. And so it goes as we ease into the summer doldrums. As for...

Market Volatility is Back, and That’s Okay

Market Volatility is Back, and That’s Okay

  While 2017 was essentially a slumber party with markets marching strictly forward, the first quarter of 2018 has been more like a pillow fight. Daily 300-point swings in the major indices have been commonplace. The media (who are perennially clueless) make up...

Happy Anniversary? So Far So Good – FCWA Year End Commentary

Happy Anniversary? So Far So Good – FCWA Year End Commentary

The fourth quarter of 2017 came and went without so much as a nod to its importance. In fact, most readers probably don’t even recognize its significance. Allow us to take you back a mere 10 years to the fall of 2007 – no pun intended. By October of that year, US...

A New Era of Taxation Is Upon Us

With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we’ve entered a new regime of personal income taxation that for most will see a reduction in their federal income taxes. According to the Tax Policy Center, 80% of taxpayers will receive a tax cut – averaging about $2,100...

GROUNDHOG DAY IN OCTOBER?

GROUNDHOG DAY IN OCTOBER?

The past three months looked and felt pretty much like the previous three quarters, evoking memories of the famous movie, “Groundhog Day”. Seems like we wake up to the same news every day: Markets are slowly advancing and are relatively calm, the economy is on solid...

Offense or Defense? 

Offense or Defense? 

First Quarter Commentary from First Coast Wealth Advisors The US economy continued to gain momentum in the new year, with job gains and hiring exceeding economists’ estimates. This prompted the Fed to bump rates in March, with the prospect of more rate hikes if the...

 

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