AE Wealth Management: Market Minute | 7/28/22

U.S. Economy Shrinks for 2nd Consecutive Quarter CLICK here for downloadable PDF The first reading of second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) numbers were released earlier today, showing the U.S. economy fell by 0.9% between the first of April and end of June. It’s the second consecutive quarter of negative growth – putting us into the traditional…

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AEWM Wealth Report | The Cost of Conflict

Download printable version here The Cost of Conflict How the ongoing clash between Russia and Ukraine is impacting the U.S. The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has had significant repercussions for the U.S. economy. Investors should be prepared for ongoing challenges as the war drags on. Overview When Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, hopes…

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AE Wealth Management: Market Minute | 7/13/22

Markets sink following inflation report CLICK here for downloadable PDF Inflation numbers are headed in the wrong direction. June’s consumer price index (CPI) came in at 9.1%, surpassing the expected 8.8% and hitting a fresh 40-year high. The number pretty much locks in another interest rate rise of 75 basis points (.75%) at the Federal…

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AE Wealth Management: Weekly Market Insights | 7/4 – 7/10

View PDF Version THE WEEK IN REVIEW: July 4 – July 10 Markets post a strong week on hopes Fed will ease The markets were going strong last week, buoyed by hopes that concerns over a slowing economy would be the catalyst for the Federal Reserve to back off raising rates. In case you haven’t…

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Q2 2022 Market Talk Report

A Rocky First Half of the Year Despite several attempts to rally, markets spiraled downward in the second quarter as the economy slowed and inflation and energy prices remained high. The first half of the year has been a terrible one for investors; in fact, it’s the worst first half for the S&P 500 since…

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