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Monthly Economic Update: December 2017

Pace of U.S. Economic Growth Picked Up in Third Quarter The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in three years in the third quarter, according to revised figures for the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) released in late…

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Retailers Look To Holiday Season

Positive consumer sentiment to buoy year-end sales A handful of brick-and-mortar retailers may be poised for some holiday cheer as the sector gets set to enter the important holiday shopping season. But market forces continue to bet against department…

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Monthly Economic Update: November 2017

November 2017 For the first time since the middle of 2014, the U.S. economy grew by at least 3.0% on an annualized basis for two successive quarters.  Advance estimates for third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) showed that the economy…

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Bring Out the Gurus

Written by: Benjamin Bimson CIMA® / CIO, BCJ Financial Group Down market movement calls out the prophets. Disappointment loomed last week as the market took a break from the longest running streak seen in four years. Only a few…

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A Look at Jerome Powell

More about the man selected to succeed Janet Yellen as chair of the central bank. On November 2, Jerome “Jay” Powell was nominated to lead the Federal Reserve. The announcement in the White House’s Rose Garden was not a…