4 Signs American Consumer Is Fine, and Poised to Spend More
If the Fed is looking at these four numbers, a September rate hike is more likely--as is continued economic growth in the U.S.
Preparing Clients for Fed Interest Rate Hike
A Fed rate increase will have a broad impact, from bonds and mortgage rates to savings and car loans. Here's what advisors are telling clients.
Are You Ready for Rising Rates?
“Interest rates have nowhere to go but up!” That’s the tune Wall Street’s prognosticators have been singing over the past five years, and they’ve been dead wrong. Until now.
Homebuilding Sector: Time to Buy or Sell?
Housing markets have heated up, but property prices and construction-related investments have different dynamics worth keeping in mind.
Financial Services Industry ‘Safer, Sounder’: Hamilton Financial Index
Hamilton Place Strategies released on Tuesday its new Hamilton Financial Index, which shows that “great progress” has been made in strengthening the financial services sector since the financial crisis in 2008.
Real Estate Rebound? Weak Housing Data Hides Seeds of Hope, Analyst Says
While this week has produced mostly grim news in the housing sector, a top real estate industry consultant offers a far more encouraging big-picture view of the key economic sector.