Economy

Positive Trends In The Economy – August 2022

Positivity has been scarce in the economic commentaries of 2022. Our news feeds have been filled with talks of market downturns, bubbles bursting, geopolitical tensions tightening, and pandemics dragging on. The negative coverage isn’t misplaced, as we’re likely in a recession (whether the NBER has officially declared it or not). But as with most things, …

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Q2 Market Commentary Video - Are The Bubbles Behind Us?

Market Commentary – Are The Bubbles Behind Us? (Video)

Ready to Learn More? If you’d like to speak about the market in greater detail or inquire about our fundamental investment process, don’t hesitate to schedule some time on our National Sales Manager, Aaron Ploscowe’s, calendar. He’d be happy to answer your questions.  If you’d like to download a copy of our market commentary, click here.  …

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Why It Doesn't Matter If We Enter A Recession

Why It Doesn’t Matter If We Enter A Recession

A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real GDP, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales (National Bureau of Economic Research). We’ve already seen one quarter of economic decline, but whether we cross the technical threshold of a recession …

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Interest Rates - Where Do We Stand In The Big Picture

Interest Rates: Where Are We In The Big Picture?

Rates have been moving higher – for everything and everywhere. Where will they go from here? Not to be flippant, but it depends. From an empirical standpoint, the Fed is clearly “behind the curve” – meaning they have been late to the inflation fighting process. To be fair, there are some “transitory” contributors to inflation, …

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Q1 Market Commentary - Inflation Is Key To Everything - Video Recording

Market Commentary – Inflation Is Key To everything (Video)

Ready to Learn More? If you’d like to speak about the market in greater detail or inquire about our fundamental investment process, don’t hesitate to schedule some time on our National Sales Manager, Aaron Ploscowe’s, calendar. He’d be happy to answer your questions.  If you’d like to download a copy of our market commentary, click here.  …

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What's Going On With Ukraine, Inflation, And The Global Economy - Q&A With Our Economist

What’s Going On With Ukraine, Inflation, and The Global Economy: Q&A With Our Economist

The past few years have brought a new source of worry and speculation into the average investor’s mind—the global economy. Since 2008, most of our clients learned to stay abreast of economic trends in the United States. We all remember how painful an economic crisis can be within our portfolios. But since COVID-19, followed closely …

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Market Commentary on the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Ukraine-Russia Conflict Market Update: A Fundamentally-Rooted overview

The major news outlets and financial commentators are keeping us awash with updates on Ukraine and markets have continued to be volatile. But many questions remain—what’s going to happen? What does this all mean for the global economy and markets? How will my portfolios be affected? Advanced Asset Management Advisors is actively monitoring the developments through …

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Economic Conditions Seem to Be Deteriorating – What It Means For Advisors and Investors

What happened to the right side of the “V”? Since the dawn of the pandemic-induced economic shutdown, we’ve heard about and hoped for a sharp and steadfast recovery. The pain was supposed to be short lived—a brief, yet steep economic decline followed by an equally swift rebound.  While the recovery was in fact the fastest …

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Market Extract: Taper Talk, Cash Balance, and Growth vs. Value

What’s going on in the market today, and how might your business, your portfolios, and your clients be impacted? The Market Extract aims to provide a condensed, clear, and highly relevant view, with insights from Advanced Asset Management Advisors’ investment committee to you.  The Fed has spoken. On June 16th, the Chairman alluded to talks …

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