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The impact of falling oil prices on your wallet

Oiginally published on Marketwatch.com’s website http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-impact-of-falling-oil-prices-on-your-wallet-2015-01-05?link=kiosk Most American consumers are delighted with the recent slide in the price of crude oil, which has lowered gasoline prices significantly. Falling gas prices have an effect on consumer prices. The most recent CPI report was released on Dec.17 and consumer prices had fallen by 0.3%. The core CPI, which excludes the volatile food and energy groups, rose by a mere 0.1%. Last year …Read More

Outlook for 2015: First Half U.S. Growth Accelerates

            In 2013’s end of year missive, we commented that 2014 would be an up-beat year for the U.S. economy, and it looked like that could last through 2015. Now, as we near the last days of 2014, we see an even stronger underlying economy for 2015 and believe that it will last through 2016 barring any exogenous shocks. We have included a table of economic indicators which we will …Read More