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Paul DursoMedia

A few weeks ago, I was interviewed about how rising interest rates could affect the real estate market by U.S. News. Below is a link to the article. http://money.usnews.com/investing/articles/2017-04-21/how-rising-rates-may-affect-real-estate-investors​

“It’s Cloudy” Fatigue

Mike WilliamsEconomic Update, Market Review0 Comments

There have been times in the past where “crowd fatigue” was itself a drag on markets in the near-term.  It seems pretty clear to me we are jogging through a period just like that now. The combination of the feared earnings recession continuing, the interest rate hike media-mania and the election vitriol is more than enough to push anyone out of the … Read More

Much Larger View

Mike WilliamsEconomic Update, Insights0 Comments

Some feel the need to always have a sense of fearing “what’s next” in the process of markets and money. If so, then it has typically been more productive to think about elements which are not plastered all over the headlines and being discussed in never-ending soundbites no matter where you look. Those things do not tend to be the … Read More

Capital-ism

Mike WilliamsEconomic Update, Insights, Morning Minutes0 Comments

Capitalism:   “An economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth.” Baby Stats Update:  In case you felt demographics moved too slowly to be important:check this article here. We have … Read More