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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 11-23-2020 Economic data for the week included increases in retail sales, industrial production, and several housing metrics; a pair of regional manufacturing indexes decelerated but remained solidly in expansion. World equity markets moved in different directions last week, … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 11-16-2020 In a light week for economic data, releases included slight increases in producer and consumer prices, slow improvements for labor, and weaker consumer sentiment. Global equity markets rallied strongly upon the more solidified U.S. election results from … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Fed Note: The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee took no action at their early November meeting, keeping policy unchanged (fed funds rate at 0.00-0.25%), with ongoing stimulative bond purchases and liquidity facilities staying in place to combat the negative economic … Continue reading

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Fed Update 11-05-2020

Fed Note: The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee took no action at their early November meeting, keeping policy unchanged (fed funds rate at 0.00-0.25%), with ongoing stimulative bond purchases and liquidity facilities staying in place to combat the negative economic … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 11-02-2020 Economic data for the week included U.S. GDP for the 3rd quarter that rebounded in similar fashion to expectations, relative strength in areas such as personal income and durable goods, while housing data and consumer sentiment were mixed. … Continue reading

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LSA November 2020 Rebalance Announcement

LSA is recommending a rebalance to several of our Mutual Fund and ETF models at this time.¬†When we experience volatility in the market place, and with the uncertainty of the elections in the coming week, it is a good time … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-26-2020 Economic data for the week included continued strength in housing data, an improvement in jobless claims, as well as continued growth in the index of leading economic indicators, albeit at a decelerated rate from the past few … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-19-2020 Economic data for the week included strength in retail sales and consumer sentiment, regional manufacturing reports were mixed, while industrial production fell back. Producer and consumer inflation ticked up slightly, while jobless claims remain challenged. Flattish U.S. … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 10-05-2020 Economic data for the week included the final GDP release for Q2, which was little changed. Manufacturing and construction continued to show general expansion trends, although month-to-month data remains mixed. Housing metrics and prices continue to show … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 8-03-2020 Economic data for the week included the Federal Reserve keeping monetary policy unchanged and accommodative, GDP for the 2ndquarter came in showing historical weakness as expected, jobless claims remained elevated, while housing data showed signs of life … Continue reading

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June 2020 Revision Announcement

LSA June 2020 Revision Announcement As the economy begins to reopen from COVID-19 concerns, LSA has implemented revisions to the following portfolios: Private Client, PC Tax Eff, PC Traditional, PC Blended, ETF, ETF Tactical, PC Income Strat, PC Income Focused.¬†These … Continue reading

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Weekly Economic Update

Economic Update 5-18-2020   Economic data continued to reflect the negative reality of Covid closures, with retail sales and jobless claims continuing to show extreme weakness, as well as a deceleration in inflation. On the other hand, manufacturing sentiment gained … Continue reading

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