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Do Not Fear the Future
By Alan Beaulieu on June 2, 2020

Pending Home Sales in the US took a real beating in April. The April 2020 to April 2019 year-over-year comparison (1/12 rate-of-change) posted the steepest decline on record, falling...

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Nowhere to Go
By Alan Beaulieu on April 30, 2020

The export of goods is an important part of our economy. The $1.646 trillion in exports of goods alone at year-end 2019 accounted for 7.6% of US GDP. That sum, which does not include the...

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And the World Goes On...
By Alan Beaulieu on March 30, 2020

I learned a valuable lesson from my father-in-law 40 years ago, and it has served me well in life and in business. I hope it helps you. He taught me the value of staying calm when it...

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Encouraging News From the World of Exports
By Alan Beaulieu on February 27, 2020

Exports of goods are an important part of the US economy; they accounted for 7.6% of GDP as of December 2019. This alone is noteworthy for two reasons. One, it means we make a lot of...

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A Good Day for Trade
By Alan Beaulieu on January 28, 2020

The US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement passed the Senate and will almost assuredly be signed by President Trump. Then it will be sent to Canada for approval. North America will soon have a...

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Through the Valley
By Alan Beaulieu on December 30, 2019

There are some absolutes in life; one is that downturns in the economy are inevitable and another is that economic recoveries and growth follow.

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