Summary U.S. equities finished the month almost flat but still outpaced the rest of the world for the year. Strong economy (GDP 4.2%), low unemployment (3.9%) and tame inflation (2.7%) supported a strong level of consumer confidence that is hovering close to an 18-year high. Compared to the rest of the developed world, US manufacturing […]
Summary U.S. equities traded higher in August as the current bull market became the longest on record during the month. Strong improvement in the health of U.S. manufacturing led to the highest consumer confidence level since October 2000. The unemployment rate declined to 3.9% (decreased by 0.1% in July) and wages continued to rise (up […]
Congratulates to Alev Lewis for being listed in Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Most Influential Wealth Managers”. Alev’s commitment to serving clients, entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative mindset makes her a true inspiration to our team and a pillar of the Los Angeles business community.
Summary U.S. equities saw robust returns in the month of July. Strong consumer spending supported a 4.1% annualized growth in gross domestic product (GDP), the largest quarterly increase since 2014. U.S. manufacturing growth remains solid, even though foreign demand has fallen slightly. The unemployment rate ticked higher (increased by 0.2% in June) and though wages […]
Summary U.S. equities ended up for the month of June, as the U.S. economic expansion enters its 10th year. U.S. manufacturing data posted a smaller rate of growth as output and new orders increased at the slowest rates since November 2017. Consumer and business spending have increased as the unemployment rate continues to fall (down […]
The Entrepreneur Of The Year® program, founded by EY, has recognized the endeavors of exceptional men and women who create the products and services that keep our worldwide economy moving forward. Since its inception, Entrepreneur Of The Year has grown dramatically and now includes programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries […]
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Around the world the LGBT community gathers annually to celebrate and honor with pride the diversity and richness we contribute to society. The tradition allows members of the LGBT community (including me) to reflect on our history and our accomplishments as a community, as well […]
Summary U.S. equities ended up for the volatile month of May, which pushed year-to-date returns back into positive territory. Manufacturing data in the U.S. continued its impressive two-month run, as strong demand outpaced production capacity. Consumer confidence has risen to a 17-year high, which coupled with a decreasing unemployment rate, rising income, and the benefits […]
On Saturday, May 19, 2018, and in conjunction with Financial Planning Association of Los Angeles, Amy Born & Joe Rosol conducted one-on-one personal financial counseling sessions with Habitat Partner Homebuyers. With the support of community partners, donors and volunteers, Habitat LA constructs new or renovates existing homes alongside Habitat Partner Homebuyers. In addition to a […]
On May 18th, Acacia Wealth attended NAWBO-LA’s 32nd Annual Leadership and Legacy Awards Luncheon. The annual event celebrates connections and brings a legion of successful women business owners and leaders together. The National Association of Women Business Owners – Los Angeles (NAWBO-LA) is one of the organization’s leading and innovative chapters since its beginnings in […]
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