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My Thoughts for the Week of July 5th, 2016

  Hope everyone enjoyed their extended 4th of July weekend, a chance to gather with friends and family. Most know that only 2 founding fathers actually signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, with most signing on Aug 2, … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of May 5, 2014

Great headlines for the April employment report last Friday, with +288k new jobs and a massive drop in the unemployment rate to 6.3%. Great news for the economy and bad news for interest rates, right? Not so fast. The +288k … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of February 10, 2014

Before I was even out of bed last Friday I was on my phone checking the January employment report with some trepidation, but it was another solid report for interest rates. The market was expecting around +185k new jobs; the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of January 13, 2014

Happy New Year everyone, I’m back after a few weeks off from my Rate Update. The markets were pretty quiet thru the holidays until last week when rates were gifted the December Employment report.  ADP’s Private Payroll report of +238K … Continue reading

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