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Dave Hershman: Quarter of Turmoil?


We described the last quarter as busy. This quarter may turn out to be more than just busy. Starting out with an impeachment inquiry, very weak manufacturing data and a mixed jobs report — the next two-plus months could be

Dave Hershman: Quarter of Turmoil?2019-10-14T09:17:31-04:00

Dave Hershman: The Jobs Picture is Painted


With so many headlines using the terms impeachment and trade wars, we can often overlook the mundane release of economic data indicating to us how consumers seem to be weathering these political and international skirmishes. Thus far the economy seems to be holding

Dave Hershman: The Jobs Picture is Painted2019-10-08T09:51:18-04:00

Dave Hershman: The Fed Speaks Amid Chaos


The past week was the best example of an axiom we have always followed — you can’t predict the future. It looked like the Federal Reserve Board was locked into a rate cut before they met. As we said, the

Dave Hershman: The Fed Speaks Amid Chaos2019-09-23T13:41:20-04:00

Dave Hershman: The Die is Likely Cast


The Federal Reserve Board is meeting this week with an announcement to be made on Wednesday. Many times, there is a lot of drama and speculation surrounding these meetings. We believe the die will likely have been cast before the

Dave Hershman: The Die is Likely Cast2019-09-16T10:20:55-04:00