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The Fed's Challenge

The Fed has a tough challenge ahead of them with very few options. Most of the aggregate growth in the economy was financed by massive deficit spending, credit creation, and a reduction in consumer savings.

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Market News - February 17, 2023

When it comes to getting the best ‘bang-for-your-buck’ when dining out, a recent survey by Stifel shows that most consumers feel they’re getting the best value from fast-food behemoths like McDonald’s and Taco Bell. At the other end of the scale, New York-based Shake Shack was rated the worst value.

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Market News - February 10, 2023

Electric vehicles (EV) sales in California spiked by over 60% in 2022 to 285,199 new electric vehicles being sold, according to registration data. The overall market share of EVs nearly doubled to 17% of total new vehicle sales. Meanwhile, sales of traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles fell by 18% to 1.38 million—the lowest since 2011.

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Market News - January 27, 2023

The U.S. economy grew at a robust 2.9% annual pace in the final quarter of last year, according to the first report of fourth quarter GDP. However, economists aren’t expecting the strength to continue as rising interest rates weigh on growth and threaten to incite a recession.

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2022 Market Review

The year 2022 ended with the stock market delivering its largest yearly losses since 2008. The fourth quarter of 2022 saw new bear market lows in the S&P 500 index, Nasdaq Composite, and Bloomberg Agg Bond Index.

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