2017 Q1 Economic Update

2017 Q1 Economic Update from Transition Financial Advisors, Inc. The U.S. equity market reached new highs in 2016 and stocks in most developed and emerging market countries delivered positive returns as well. The year began with anxiety over China’s uncertain economy,...

2016 Q4 Economic Update

2016 Q4 Economic Update from Transition Financial Advisors, Inc. The U.S. stock market has been in a holding pattern for several months now, as uncertainty over the election and high equity valuations have kept the S&P 500 in a narrow trading range.  Analysts...

2016 Q3 Economic Update

2016 Q3 Economic Update from Transition Financial Advisors, Inc. The world’s stock markets have spent the better part of 2016 on rocky ground and we expect volatility to continue into the second half of the year. Investors were confronted with the British vote to...

2016 Q2 Economic Update

2016 Q2 Economic Update from Transition Financial Advisors, Inc. Fears of a global recession hit markets hard at the start of the year, making it the worst start to any year in history. Weakening corporate earnings, continued evidence of sluggish global growth, and...

2016 Q1 Economic Update

2016 Q1 Economic Update from Transition Financial Advisors, Inc. What a welcome to 2016! The stock markets have greeted us with the worst start in history.  Although that makes for a great headline, in reality, there is no predictive value to a good start or a bad...

2015 Q4 Economic Update

2015 Q4 Economic Update from Transition Financial Advisors, Inc. Global stocks tumbled in the third quarter amid signs of an economic slowdown in China and uncertainty over U.S. monetary policy. Energy and material stocks incurred the greatest losses on worries over...