June Sunpointe Illuminations

When I heard former Fed Chairman Ben Bernake use the term “green shoots” to indicate emerging signs of economic recovery ...
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May Sunpointe Illuminations

Investors have a lot to worry about right now.  In April, US retail sales suffered their biggest decline on record, ...
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January Sunpointe Illuminations

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History in the Making

I think it’s safe to say that earnings reports coming through in the next two quarters will qualify as “History ...
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COVID-19 – What are the Investment Implications?

COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a new coronavirus that has not previously been identified in humans. COVID-19 is ...
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Does the U.S National Debt Level Matter?

Influential research by noted economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff clearly demonstrates that countries grow more slowly when fiscal debt ...
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Will manufacturing drag down the Eurozone? ECB to the rescue again!

The IHS Markit Composite PMI ticked higher in August led by unexpected strength from France and Spain. The PMI increased ...
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U.S. GDP is healthy with 1.5-2% growth expected in Q3

The U.S. economy grew 2% during the second quarter, down slightly from the initial reading of 2.1%. Growth in consumer ...
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Retail sales & durable goods orders show strength

The U.S. consumer appears to be holding up well based on the August retail sales report that showed a gain ...
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