Got Entrepreneurs?

As the year revs up, I’ve been thinking about potential topics for blog in 2017. Among other things, I am planning to write a series of blog posts on entrepreneurship. Simply stated, an entrepreneur is a person who begins, builds, and operates a business, taking on greater than average front-end risks in order to ultimately ...

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Super Green

This month’s Sacramento region metrics show 10 out of 11 positive economic trends, two neutral trends, and only Average Weekly Hours Worked remaining a slight negative (the number of hours worked in June declined slightly by 0.1 point to 32.5 hours). When compared to June 2015, weekly hours worked are down 0.3 hours from 32.8. ...

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Brass Tacks

As 2016 continues to unfold, we are focused on most of the same metrics and variables we were watching when the last Brass Tacks post was published six weeks ago. (Time flies when you’re having fun…) Those watch-worthy things are: The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), China, oil prices, U.S. corporate earnings, and the global and U.S. economies. The […]

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2016 Market Outlook

As we look at the economy and the markets for 2016, we see a multitude of cross-currents that may create increased volatility during the year. These currents include geopolitical turmoil, a possible hard landing for the Chinese economy, rising interest rates, election year politics, a strong USD, lack of structural reform in the U.S. (personal and […]

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