Archive for the ‘Economic Update’ Category

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, 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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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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Mark Levy’s Economic Update – Wednesday, April 13, 2016

April 20th, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

All of us at Legacy Wealth Planning will be happy when Monday, April 18th finally arrives. As a reminder, that date is this year’s deadline for your 2015 taxes. We hope all of you were able to find your 1099’s from LPL Financial and/or we were able to assist you during the last couple of […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update January 7, 2016

January 14th, 2016 by Legacy Wealth Planning

Usually I say “Happy New Year” in my first newsletter of the year, but the stock market has been correcting from Monday to today and it never feels very good when this happens so I will refrain from this saying this year. Know that I hope for you and your family a healthy, safe and […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update – November 18, 2015

November 25th, 2015 by Legacy Wealth Planning

My thoughts and prayers are with the victims of Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris.  Events like this stir up many powerful emotions, including anger, fear, sadness, confusion, and regret, and these emotions are not easily repressed. It is difficult to shift our attention away from this tragedy and toward the financial markets in times […]

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Mark Levy’s Economic Update- September 30, 2015

October 13th, 2015 by Legacy Wealth Planning

In this digital society of ours, it is a challenge for all of us to give our full attention to everything that crosses our desk. It is with this in mind that I have always kept my newsletter to a one page summary each month. This has been challenging at times in this complex 24/7 […]

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