Economics
Make an Impact with your Investments

2019 Outlook

2019 OUTLOOK

After a wild 4th Quarter in the markets the S&P 500 index ended down -4.4 for the year, it’s worst return since 2008. As is usual, the short term outlook is murky. LPL Financial along with all other investment firms attempt to provide a bit longer view with their Annual Outlooks for the coming year. … Read more

Previewing Oregon’s newest Cap-and-Trade bill

Last week I attended the Central Oregon launch party for the Oregon Business Alliance for Climate. This organization formed earlier this year with the main goal of helping establish a “Cap and Invest” program in the state. They hope to accomplish this through Senate Bill 1070 (cap-and-trade) which was introduced at the end of the … Read more