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Stumbling Growth: Was the Negative 2.9% First Quarter GDP Really Just a Fluke?

Stumbling Growth: Was the Negative 2.9% First Quarter GDP Really Just a Fluke?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Feb 5, 2019

For the past five to ten years, stock buybacks have been the preferred spending method. Stock buybacks reduce the amount of outstanding stock that boasts the earnings per share, thus causing companies to appear more profitable.

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Don’t Overreact to Skyrocketing Consumer Confidence

Don’t Overreact to Skyrocketing Consumer Confidence

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Feb 4, 2019

The last time consumer confidence got as high as it was this March was in December 2000, during the tail-end of the dot-com boom. Back then, though, it took only three months from that great reading for the U.S. to enter a recession.

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