NetWorth Radio Advance Report - July 23, 2018

In this NetWorth Radio Advance Report, Spencer McGowan, President of McGowanGroup Asset Management, delivers financial news and intelligence with insights you can act on for July 23, 2018.

Advance Report

Radio Show

What do “trade war” headlines really mean for investors?
What are the biggest dangers to investment portfolios right now?
Is your fixed income strategy mathematically correct? What likely math mistake is present in most portfolios?
What should investors be doing this summer before October? Hint: call your cpa and estate planning attorney.
Do Goldman and Soros really issue public service announcements?
Today, stocks trade in 1000ths of a penny. Before 1997 what was the trading increment*?
a. 10 cents?
b. “steenths”
c. 12.5 cents?
d. 25-50 cents?
*source: NASDAQ and NYSE
What was the price of oil globally in 1973? About $30
What was the price control dictated by the US Government paid to US producers*?
a. $6
b. $10
c. $25
d. $30
*source: Pappadean McGowan

 

Eaton Vance Monthly Market Monitor July 2018
Monthly Market Monitor JUL2018 Updated
Financial Sector SPDR Fund (Approx. 6 Months)

-Courtesy of Bloomberg LP

Gold Spot Price Per Troy Oz. (Approx. 10 Years)

-Courtesy of Bloomberg LP

Alerian M.L.P. Index (Approx. 10 Years)

-Courtesy of Bloomberg LP

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (Approx. 6 Months)

-Courtesy of Bloomberg LP

 

Headline Round Up!


*Did We Hit Peak Construction in the U.S? Housing Starts Down 12%. Dallas Still Second Hottest Apartment Building Market.
*Commodities Slammed! Oil Drops to $68. Copper Plunges to $2.68 from a 5 Year High at $3.30.
*Pipelines Values Soar! NetWorth Radio Reported that the Q1 Swoon in Pipeline Values was a Head Fake. Why?
*Bank Profits Soar!
*Texas Capital Bank Home Run 40% Jump in Profits!
*Big Banks Lead Earnings Season!
*Consumer Staples Rally! What does it tell us?
*U.S. Economy “QUITE STRONG”! Ole Ben’s Insights.
*50 Year Low in Unemployment. 3.6% Projected. Tell Your Boss to Pony Up!
*Trade War Outcomes Telegraphed by Japan EU Agreement. Foppy Europeans say NO TARIFFS?
*Trump Loves Latinas more than Canadians?
*Google Should Shut Down European Search for a Day! Europe Fines Google $5B Apparently Americans are Too Scary Smart!
*Crypto Mania! Crypto Collapse? Unlimited Supply? Alex Tollen Says Not?
*Relic: The Last Blockbuster Photo Op! No Parking in Front of Selfies. Innovation Trounces Entire Chain.

 

The Profit Report:


Blackrock and J.P. Morgan Asset Management Q3 Updates.

 

The Cash Flow Revolution:

*Interest Rate Updates: Money Markets, Treasuries, Corporates, and more.
*What pays more and is less volatile than stocks?

 

Research Round Up!


Investors are invited to improve decision making with a comprehensive tour of global economics, indicators, and actual results.
*The Mid-Year McGowanGroup Client Update
*Eaton Vance Monthly Monitor

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