As promised, this week’s program will deliver a boots on the ground intelligence report from the flood of earnings reports this week. The initial conclusions from reports indicate steady, but weaker progress than 2018. In addition, the most recent economic numbers provide the foundation for 2020 forecasts. Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (Approx. 5 Years) – Courtesy of Bloomberg LP …

Next week’s most important numbers for investors will include the initial Q3 Earnings Reports for U.S. companies. The reason Earnings Reports can have a dramatic impact on the markets is recalculations of NET PRESENT VALUE OF FUTURE CASH FLOWS. Overall, The S&P 500 Index Q3 Earnings are EXPECTED at: Standard and Poor’s 500 Index – Quarterly Earnings Estimates (10/11/2016 –  …

What’s a “Looming Recession?” Sounds creepy and dangerous. Well, there is not an official definition of “Looming Recession.” But, apparently we have had it there looming for over two years based on the headlines. In fact, it has been scaring people since 2010.   Should I worry? What happens in a “Looming Recession?” What does it do after it “Looms?” …

This week’s NetWorth Radio broadcast brings intelligence on the important projections that will impact the markets: *Economic Growth *Federal Reserve Actions and Projections *Corporate Profits *2019 Implosions *Translation of Most Recent Fed Announcements   All this and more including: *Meet the Expanded McGowanGroup Team! *Advanced Trust Work: Family Limited Partnership (FLP), Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT) and Intentionally Defective Grantor …

The Saudi Sunni & Iran Shia rivalry heated to another boiling point after the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities temporarily removed over 5 million barrels per day in production, about 5% of the worlds supply. The impact on oil prices was the largest dollar and percentage one day increase in modern history with domestic oil rising from $55 to …

Where is that recession? “Sahm” says not! The real time unemployment and record employment numbers provide an important read for investors besieged by near constant discussion of the next recession. This week’s program covers possible timing and strategies for the next dreaded “recession.” Too often based upon the 2002 and 2008 sell offs investors sell perfectly good assets at the …

Net Present Value!? “Net Present Value (NPV) is determined by calculating the costs (negative cash flows) and benefits (positive cash flows) for each period of an investment. The period is typically one year, but could be measured in quarter-years, half-years or months. After the cash flow for each period is calculated, the present value (PV) of each one is achieved …

Salacious, Repeated Headlines: Trade Wars! Yield Curve Inversion! Recession Forecast! Trump Tweets! Again! Dow Plummets! Oh, What to Do??? Prudent investors note this week’s return to a Dow above 26,000 with rallies that appear to defy logic attached to Xi’s productive trade negotiation announcements. Anxiety drove some investors to sell near 25,000 after the August set backs. Range bound trading …

This week’s meeting at Jackson Hole Wyoming was attended by 45 central banks, 25 Federal Reserve officials, 5 “government officials,” 8 financial companies, and 24 “academics.” Notable, that no actual business owners or CEO’s other than banks were invited for the annual money confab. What does it mean for interest rates? What does it mean for the markets and investors …

How long has the Market been Range Bound? What is a Range Bound market? Has this happened before? How can we make money? The question: does inversion = recession? Wait! What is a Yield Curve Inversion? Europe and Japan negative interest rates? What is a Negative Rate? What is Duration Risk? Will dear leader Little XI and our beloved Agent …