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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-21-2019 Economic news last week included mixed reports on the regional manufacturing and housing front. Additionally, retail sales and industrial production disappointed relative to expectations. The index of leading economic indicators declined slightly, in keeping with data that … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-14-2019 In a slow week for economic data, producer and consumer inflation measures were mixed, but remained in tempered ranges. Labor releases were mixed as well, with government measures of job openings falling, while jobless claims remained low. … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-07-2019 Economic data during the week included weaker-than-expected ISM manufacturing and services reports, in addition to a contractionary Chicago PMI. The employment situation report was mixed, with payrolls coming a bit below expected, but the unemployment rate fell … Continue reading

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LSA – Fusion IQ Stock Revisions

LSA – Fusion IQ Stock Revisions Every quarter the LSA IQ models will be updated based on the FusionIQ’s algorithms. FusionIQ’s proprietary four-dimensional scoring model includes but is not limited to: valuation, balance sheet strength, improving financials, price momentum, sentiment, … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-30-2019 Economic data for the week included positive results for personal income and spending, as well as durable goods orders, jobless claims, and a variety of housing metrics. Consumer confidence measures were mixed, however. Global equity markets declined … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-23-2019 Economic data for the week was highlighted by the Federal Reserve lowering short-term interest rates by another quarter-point, in line with financial market expectations. Otherwise, industrial production and housing sales came in stronger than expected, several regional … Continue reading

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No Basis Point Adviser

We’ve helped a lot of advisers transition from the world of paying basis points to a flat subscription fee and increasing their revenue significantly.  If you haven’t already, contact us today to see how to implement LSA’s models and trade … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Fed Note: As expected, the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee lowered the fed funds rate a second time by 0.25%, to a new range of 1.75-2.00%. There were a few dissents, strangely in opposite directions, with one member wanting a … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-18-2019   Economic news for the week included largely-as-expected results for the producer price index and consumer price index, while retail sales surprised to the upside, and labor metrics were mixed. Global equity markets gained on the week, … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-09-2019 Economic news for the week included positive results for the ISM services index, while the ISM manufacturing index contracted. Employment results were mixed, with the nonfarm payroll report somewhat slower than expected. Equities rose on optimism for … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 9-03-2019 Economic news for the week included a slight revision downward in U.S. GDP for the prior quarter, stronger than expected results for durable goods orders and personal spending, while jobless claims and consumer confidence weakened. Equity markets … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 8-26-2019 In a lighter week for economic news, the index of leading economic indicators reversed course and showed a monthly gain—lowering odds of an upcoming recession. Other positive news included existing home sales coming in better than expected, … Continue reading

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