The Morning View: September 30, 2022

The Morning View: September 30, 2022

In this morning’s data, Personal Income increased 0.3% in August, as expected and Personal Spending increased 0.4% in August, more than expected. Real Personal Spending, which accounts for inflation, was up only 0.1% in August as expected. However, both headline and...

The Morning View: September 30, 2022

In this morning’s data, Personal Income increased 0.3% in August, as expected and Personal Spending increased 0.4% in August, more than expected. Real Personal Spending, which accounts for inflation, was up only 0.1% in August as expected. However, both headline and...

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The Morning View: September 30, 2022

The Morning View: August 26, 2022

In this morning’s data, Personal Income increased 0.2% in July, less than expected. Personal Spending increased 0.1% in July, much less than expected and Real Personal Spending, which accounts for inflation, was up 0.2% in July which is stronger than in recent months....

Market Perspectives – August 2022

Market Perspectives – August 2022

The Fed, Inflation and Market Perspective • Inflation may have peaked last month. The latest CPI number posted a light decline in the inflation gauge to 8.5%, year over year. While inflation may have peaked, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will require more...

Argent Gives Back: Shirley Davis

Argent Gives Back: Shirley Davis

Shirley Davis Trust Operations Specialist-Reconcilement, Birmingham, AL 1| Which nonprofit are you passionate about serving? Seeker Springs History: A Mission Camp designed to reach children and youth who are facing difficult life situations and have been placed in...

End of Life Planning Checklist

End of Life Planning Checklist

One of the most loving gifts you can give to your family is to put your affairs in order before a disaster or medical emergency. Although having your estate planning documents and letter of instruction in place will not lessen the grief the surviving spouse feels, it...

The Morning View: September 30, 2022

The Morning View: August 17, 2022

In this morning’s data, Retail Sales for July were flat for the month, one-tenth less than expected. For the month, Non-store retailers were relatively strong, up 2.7%, while Gasoline Stations, down -1.8%, and Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers, down -1.6%, were weak....

The Morning View: September 30, 2022

The Morning View: August 10, 2022

Announced this morning, the Consumer Price Index was unchanged in July and increased 8.5% on an annual basis, both less than expected.  Monthly prices for Fuel Oil, down -11.0%, and Gasoline, down -7.7%, were the leading decliners.  The core rate, which excludes...

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