Market Perspectives – September 2022

Market Perspectives – September 2022

Powell in Charge • Equity returns for August and September are typically negative. • This year these returns are further impacted by Fed monetary tightening. • So far, Fed policy decisions have led to five rate increases this year; the last three hikes have been 75...

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Why Should I Sell My Minerals?

Why Should I Sell My Minerals?

BY: DAVID SMITH Business Development Officer, Argent Mineral Management (318) 251-5854 If you are a mineral owner, you have probably been advised at some point to never sell your minerals. Whether this advice was from a relative, an attorney, a land professional or...

Market Update – August 2022

Market Update – August 2022

The Month At A Glance US stocks surged 9.2% in July—their best month since November 2020 US core bonds gained 2.4%, which was by far their best month in 2022 Inflation (CPI) in June registered a hotter-than-expected 9.1% US GDP was negative for the second straight...

The Morning View: August 5, 2022

The Morning View: August 5, 2022

Announced this morning, the economy added 528,000 jobs in July, much higher than expected and the previous month was also revised higher. The Education and Health Services industry remained strong, while the Motor Vehicles and Parts industry was weak. The Unemployment...

Retirement Times August 2022 Newsletter

Retirement Times August 2022 Newsletter

August 2022 This month's Retirement Times discusses the following: Keeping Retirees in Your Retirement Plan Helping Employees Pay Down Student Debt Revenue Sharing Decisions Participant Corner: Have You Done Your Homework On Retirement? Download the Retirement Times...

The Morning View: August 5, 2022

The Morning View: July 29, 2022

Announced this morning, Personal Income increased 0.6% in June, slightly higher than expected and unchanged from the previous month’s revised figure.  Personal Spending increased 1.1% in June, also slightly higher than expected and significantly higher than the...

The Best Way to Protect a Parent from Scammers

The Best Way to Protect a Parent from Scammers

Adult children worried about their parents’ ability to spot and avoid fraud have several options to help protect them, including a durable power of attorney, a guardianship and a revocable trust. Which might be best for your family? Originally published on...

The Morning View: August 5, 2022

The Morning View: July 19, 2022

In this morning’s data, Housing Starts were 1,559,000 in June, less than expected and a -2.0% decrease increase from the previous month when an increase was expected. In addition, Building Permits were 1,685,000 in June, a bit higher than expected but still a decrease...

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