Mark Levy’s Economic Update – Tuesday, April 18, 2017

April 24th, 2017 by Legacy Wealth Planning

The Dow 30 Industrial Average is currently trading at 20,515, down from its absolute closing high of 21,115 posted March 1st 2017. After the impressive rally in equity prices post-election, it appears as this newsletter has said in recent months that the markets are looking for the realities of Mr. Trumps promises and not just […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update-Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March 7th, 2017 by Legacy Wealth Planning

As I write this letter, the Dow 30 Industrial Average is up 300 points today and is trading over 21,000. The last few months have seen a historic rally in equity prices. Last night President Trump addressed Congress and today the concepts of lower taxes, less regulation, stronger military and fairness in trade is being […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update-Wednesday, January 25, 2017

January 30th, 2017 by Legacy Wealth Planning

At the time of this writing, the Dow 30 industrial Average today is trading above 20,000 for the first time in history. When I started in this business in 1986, I recall when the Dow 30 was trading above 1,500 for the first time. As I tell many clients in my office meetings, there will […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update- Wednesday, December 14, 2016

December 21st, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

This afternoon, at the eighth and final Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting of 2016, the Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates 25 basis points to put the Federal Funds target rate range at 0.50% to 0.75%. LPL Financial Research believes that this trend will continue and expects the Fed to enact two additional 25 […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update- Wednesday November 9, 2016

November 14th, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

Last night’s national election was like watching the World Series! It certainly went to the 10th inning of game seven just like the Cubs and Indians last month! I had to ultimately go to sleep last night and wake up at 2am to see who won. I know this is very emotional for many voters […]

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The Cornerstone November 2016

November 14th, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

“Post Election” I said a few months ago that: “The current market is certainly a headscratcher and is difficult to sort out”. That certainly hasn’t changed much in that last few months or weeks, and the results of the election have certainly not helped either. What has Happened? Donald Trump has been elected as the […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update – Wednesday, September 7, 2016

September 21st, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

After a quiet August, September bodes to be much more active. Here is a list of upcoming events in the short run: 1) September 11 – 17 is the peak of Hurricane season. With Hurricane Hermine becoming the first Hurricane since Wilma (11 years ago) to reach the Florida coast, it is safe today to […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update – Wednesday, August 10, 2016

August 25th, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

Happy Summer! The U.S. equity markets have recently made new highs and are near those levels as I write this newsletter. Gold is holding near its recent high point and is currently $1,283/oz and interest rates (long and short) continue to hold at record lows. It is a strange financial mix we live in these […]

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The Cornerstone July 2016

August 2nd, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

“Now What?” The current market is certainly a headscratcher and is difficult to sort out. A few thoughts: I was reading an article from Lowry Research Corporation recently and they pointed out: “While a treadmill may be good for exercise, over time, workouts may cover many miles without the runner actually going anywhere. Over the […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update- June 21, 2016

July 8th, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

Well, summer is upon us and by the time you receive this newsletter the “Brexit Vote” will most likely, have taken place. For those of you that don’t know, “Brexit” is the vote that will take place this Thursday, June 23rd in the United Kingdom (U.K.) on whether or not to remain in the European […]

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