This Week's State Of The Economy - What Is Ahead? - 08 November 2019

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U.S.  - A Trade War Armistice? Don�t Make it a Holiday Yet


  • Optimism soared this week on hopes of a forthcoming trade deal, as equity markets hit all-time highs and the yield curve steepened.
  • Due to the lack of concrete details, we are sticking to our assumption that the 15% tariffs on $156 billion o
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This Week's State Of The Economy - What Is Ahead? - 25 October 2019

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U.S - Looking Back at a Soft Q3

  • Sales of existing homes fell 2.2% to a 5.38 million-unit pace in September, but sales and prices were still up enough in the quarter that they will add solidly to Q3 GDP growth.
  • Overall durable goods orders fell 1.1% in September, reflecting weak demand for aircraft and motor vehi
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This Week's State Of The Economy - What Is Ahead? - 18 October 2019

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U.S - Cracks in the Foundation?

  • Personal consumption is still on track for a solid Q3, but retail sales declined in September for the first time in seven months.
  • Manufacturing data were certainly influenced by the GM strike, but output has now fallen in six months this year, and survey evidence has yet to point
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This Week's State Of The Economy - What Is Ahead? - 4 October 2019

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U.S - Survey Says

  • Survey evidence flashed signs of contraction in the manufacturing sector and indicated weakness spreading to the services side of the economy, while employers added a less-than-expected 136K jobs in September.
  • While hiring is likely to continue to slow, there is evidence the labor market remain
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This Week's State Of The Economy - What Is Ahead? - 27 September 2019

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U.S - Politics Takes Center Stage

  • The release of the transcript of President Trump's phone conversation with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and the whistle blower complaint overshadowed most of this week's economic reports and took bond yields modestly lower.
  • Consumer confidence came in weaker than expect
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This Week's State Of The Economy - What Is Ahead? - 20 September 2019

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U.S - Fed Cuts Again, But Dissent Rises

  • The Federal Reserve reduced the fed funds rate 25 bps this week, continuing to cite economic weakness overseas and âmuted inflation pressures.â
  • The higher pace of home sales and improving builder confidence should feed through to stronger construction later
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This Week's State Of The Economy - What Is Ahead? - 16 August 2019

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Markets gyrated this week as the spread between the ten- and two year Treasurys turned negative for the first time since 2007. Financial markets seem to expect that the sharp slowdown in growth overseas will soon spread to the United States.  Economic data this week, however, continued to say otherwise. Retail sales again beat expectations, rising 0.7% in July. Sales were boosted

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This Week's State Of The Economy - What Is Ahead?

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How will Fed rates-cut and Trump 10% tariff on $300 Billion Chinese Goods countered by Chinese currency devaluation against Dollar, affect inflation and economic slowdown in US economy? Read the comprehensive reports from Wells Fargo Securities Economics Group. 

The Fed cut rates this week for the first time since December 2008,  lowering the fed funds

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Houston Investment Opportunity Zones

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You are cordially invited to a lunch-and-learn about the Investment Opportunity Zones in Houston. We hope you'll join us for an informative networking lunch-and-learn with like-minded investors and other real estate professionals.

Event topics are as follows:

1.   Houston's new Opportunity Zones

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