Westwood: Basis Points

July 22, 2021 Above the Fold Delta Surge and Inflation Fears Fueling Volatility: What You Need to Know The Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus (which causes COVID-19) is a more contagious strain that’s leading a surge of new cases globally. The variant is now in 124 countries and has fueled a 12% increase in…

Westwood Insights: 2021 Mid-Year Update

Unprecedented Stimulus, Economy Rebounds … Inflation, Interest Rates, Taxes Coming Sharply Into Focus Originally published on Monday, July 2, 2021. The New Year Delivers a Dramatic Turnaround The world is not just healing, it’s undergoing a burgeoning reinvigoration that’s quickly spreading. This time last year, America was in the midst of what seemed to be…

Westwood: First Look 2021 – Changes Are Coming; Consumers Increasingly Optimistic

While domestic equity markets are once again near all-time highs, along with a hot housing market reminiscent of 2005, America stands at the edge of a great precipice. The global pandemic has rocked global commerce, sentiment and social stability. At minimum, it has triggered cultural, economic and technological reverberations sure to last for years to…

Fox Biz – Cavuto – We Know Trump is Volatile

Market knows Trump is volatile, but continues to remain confident in him: Expert Dec 20, 2019 Delancey Strategies chief strategist Jared Levy says people ‘shouldn’t be afraid’ about the stock market amid President Trump’s impeachment in the House. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com

Westwood’s Basis Points – December 5, 2019

Download as PDF Above the Fold ADP Miss, but Services Strong Automatic Data Processing’s monthly jobs report released Wednesday showed the fewest jobs added in six months. The data showed 67,000 new payrolls in November — the second-lowest total since 2010. Economists were expecting double that number. Some economists, like Mark Zandi of Moody’s (who…

Millennials’ Survival Guide to Retirement

If you were born between 1981 and 1996, you’re lucky enough to call yourself a millennial! And though everyone seems quick to judge this game-changing generation, they are set to become the largest living American generation since the venerable baby boomers. Through every text, tweet, like and share, Millennials are augmenting the way the entire…