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The Yo-Yo Ride Continues

The Yo-Yo Ride Continues

Vaccination hesitancy is contributing to a surge in new COVID infections As I walked into Safeway early on Saturday morning, some older white man said to me, “Take off your mask.” I was a bit taken aback and responded by suggesting he mind his own business. The...
Inflation Concerns Increase

Inflation Concerns Increase

Supply chain disruptions are contributing to rising inflation As we begin to move into the progressively shorter days of summer, the stock market seems to be entering a period of uncertainty. US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose 6.4% in the first quarter. A survey by...
Investors Remain Optimistic

Investors Remain Optimistic

The market for new and existing homes continues to rise The US stock market continues to rally past short-term concerns and advance to new records. This past week the market came out of the July Fourth holiday and spent most of the week in the red. Investors were...
Celebrating Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day

Americans celebrated a post-pandemic holiday over the weekend We hope you’re enjoying the long Independence Day weekend. Last week the markets closed out the month of June, the second quarter, and the first half of 2021. Investors were rewarded with stellar returns....
The Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery

Americans have developed an affinity for outdoor dining Another Grim Milestone on the Road to Recovery While the United States seems to be rounding the corner on COVID-19, the country has paid a heavy toll. This past week the total number of American deaths...
The G-7 Meet

The G-7 Meet

The G7 nations met this past weekend in England Over the weekend, President Biden concluded his first meeting with the world’s other major heads of state, wrapping up a gathering of the G-7 in Cornwall, England. He also met with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, the 13th...