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Be Wary of Predictions in Economy and Elections

“I rarely have seen economic fundamentals as good as they are now.” I heard this observation from Greg Valliere, the chief global strategist at Horizon Investments, in a May 18 keynote address. He listed numerous positives for the economy, especially the very low unemployment rate, the tax cuts, the increase in government spending via the […]

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Stock Market Predictions From a Broken Record

For investors, happy days have been here so long that it’s beginning to seem surreal. The United States stock market is at all-time highs; we have low unemployment rates and solid company profits. The big question is, “What will happen in the near future?” It’s a question that no reporter has asked me for years. […]

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Well-Being Defines the American Dream

Is the American Dream slipping away? Yes, according to an article by David Leonhardt, The American Dream, Quantified at Last, published in the New York Times in December 2016. Leonhardt finds that according to recent research, Trends in Absolute Income Mobility Since 1940, the ability to attain the American Dream has fallen from 92% in […]

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