De Groote Financial Group December 1, 2021

Week Ending November 26th, 2021

Thanksgiving week was filled with a plethora of economic news and the worries of the new XI or Omicron variant. But more disturbing we are witnessing the breakdown of our society in major cities across the country. It is highlighted by the state of our legal system as we let out known criminals and do not hold accountable those who loot and destroy businesses and private property.

De Groote Financial Group October 21, 2016

U.S. Consumer Prices Up 0.3% in September… Energy and housing drove prices higher. Core inflation, excluding food and energy, rose a modest 0.1%. What it means – Prices increased 1.5% from last year, and core inflation jumped 2.2%. That’s higher than the Fed’s 2.0% target, but they don’t use the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ core […]

De Groote Financial Group July 22, 2016

Housing Starts Up 4.8% in June, Reversing Decline in May… Single-family housing starts increased 4.4% and multifamily starts moved up 5.4%. What it means – Home builders will breathe a little easier knowing that housing isn’t sliding backward, but there’s not a lot of forward momentum, either. Housing starts climbed back to 1.189 million units on an annualized basis, which keeps […]