The Bottom Line August 17, 2018

The Bottom Line August 17, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening I ended the last “Bottom Line” talking about recession and its causes. I mentioned last time that it has been nearly ten years since our last recession. Wow! Think of that ten years of growth. Millions of jobs added, 401K’s growing at double digit speed, and overall personal…

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“The Bottom Line”  August 3, 2018

“The Bottom Line” August 3, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening Are we on the edge of the next recession? Let’s look at what causes recessions and why they happen. Let’s also talk about the first Trillion dollar company. I plan on writing about the causes of recessions in at least two and maybe more of my weekly “The…

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The Bottom Line July 23, 2018

The Bottom Line July 23, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening A lot has happened since my last Bottom Line. First we have moved our McKinney address to: 7209 Millard Pond Drive McKinney TX 75071 From: 206 South Kentucky Street Suite 201 McKinney TX 75069 We still have our Dallas office at: 16660 North Dallas Parkway Suite 2200 Dallas…

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The Bottom Line June 22, 2018

The Bottom Line June 22, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening It looks like, at the time of this writing, we will finish the day up for the first time in ten straight days. So what does this mean? Absolutely nothing! The stock market has been in an upward trend since the first of April. We are now trading…

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The Bottom Line June 15, 2018

The Bottom Line June 15, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening The Federal Reserve Board raised rates this week just as expected. The Fed Funds rate was raised 0.25%. The Fed Funds rate is the rate banks charge to loan money to member banks. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell announce this week that “the main take away is that the…

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The Bottom Line May 30, 2018

The Bottom Line May 30, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening This week I want to address a question brought to me from a long time client Ronnie Beale. Ronnie was asking about the recent volatility that was caused by the banking problems in Italy and was this a concern to the US economy and markets. He rightly surmised…

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The Bottom Line May 25, 2018

The Bottom Line May 25, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening Stocks are looking weak in front of a Memorial Day weekend as expected but are still near their alltime highs. The markets have been flat to slightly down with lower than usual volume as many of the traders in New York have already started their Holiday weekend. The…

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The Bottom Line  May 18, 2018

The Bottom Line May 18, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening Will this Bull Market continue and become the longest Bull Market in history and if not what could stop it? This week ended with a two week comeback from a drop that started January 22, 2018. All of the major indices closed solidly up for the week. Zack’s…

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The Bottom Line May 11, 2018

The Bottom Line May 11, 2018

By fritz | Published
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What’s Happening A very welcomed change in direction this week as the S&P finishes in the green. The S&P500 at the time of this writing was up 57 points since Monday or 2%. So what is causing this rally? Let’s look deeper. Wall Street was watching the FED to see…

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