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From the President's Desk: Dollar Woes

A lot has been written lately about the strength of the US dollar and the need to weaken it by means of a reduction in the federal funds target rate – the thought being that a ...
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From the President's Desk: How to See Around Corners

The US economy, as measured by Industrial Production, is slowing down. Industrial Production is a great benchmark for most industries and most companies. Knowing when that ...
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From the President's Desk: Should We Trust the Good News in the US and China?

The short answer: Probably not. For instance, China’s April Retail Sales data came in very positive, potentially signaling renewed rise ahead for the economy. Yet other ...
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From the President's Desk: The Incredibly Low Unemployment Rate

We often hear that the U.S. economy will remain robust through 2019. Normally, this is from people who are not in tune with our plethora of leading indicators. They instead ...
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From the President's Desk: How Are Your Profits Today?

The answer to that question will vary considerably, depending first on your industry and then on how things are going for your company. Given the shift in the business cycle, ...
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From the President's Desk: That "Precious" Metal

Gold. Just the name evokes images of wealth, intrigue, movie plots, and those TV commercials enticing you to purchase gold to secure your future, especially in the event that ...
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