Slower Growth Confirmed By June Leading Economic Indicators
A drop in the U.S. Leading Economic Index for June on Friday confirmed that decelerating growth is likely for the rest of 2019. The LEI ticked down -0.3% in June, following no change in May and ticking up by +0.1% in April.
The economy created 304,000 jobs in December, the Labor Department reported on Friday, much more than the 172,000 expected. It was the second consecutive month of much stronger than expected growth in net new jobs. The unemployment rate rose to 4% but remained in a low range last seen in…
As financial professionals, we believe understanding the dynamics of retirement income portfolio risk can be crucial to investment success. The survivability of five hypothetical retirement portfolios over the 20-year period ended December 31st, 2018 shown in the accompanying table is not intended as investment advice but is intended to help…
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