De Groote Financial Group October 6, 2021

Week Ending October 1st, 2021

Big Government does the bidding for Big Business… since
announcing his plan to use OSHA to force small businesses to comply with
his vaccine mandate, large companies are ramping up mandates.

De Groote Financial Group May 11, 2021

Week Ending May 7th, 2021 The Emperor has no clothes… Spend until it hurts. The Fed and current administration seem to be out of touch. What does it mean – Either the administration does not believe in their fiscal policies (tax and spending policy) or they do not understand what is going on. Here is […]

De Groote Financial Group February 3, 2021

What Happened Last Week and What It Means to You: October 9, 2020

Stimulus, to be or not to be… Vaccine/Treatments/Therapies… Jobs… Speaking of poorly run states… Inflation…

De Groote Financial Group February 3, 2021

What Happened Last Week and What It Means to You: September 18, 2020

Census data shows record income gains… Mean household income… Largest 1-year decrease in poverty since 1966… Job growth… Retail sales… Interest rates…

De Groote Financial Group October 10, 2016

 The U.S. Created 156,000 Jobs in September, the Unemployment Rate Ticked up to 5.0%… Labor force participation increased slightly, pushing up the number of unemployed. What it means – Two things. First, more Americans came off the sideline and started looking for work. Second, not very exciting. The numbers weren’t high enough to require a […]

De Groote Financial Group September 30, 2016

ICANN or Cant I… Will the US turn over the internet? Will free speech and free markets suffer? What it means – Some of the greatest companies today owe their success to a free internet. Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and many more are just a few examples. On October 1st, President […]

De Groote Financial Group July 8, 2016

The U.S. Added 287,000 Jobs in June, the Highest Total Since October 2015… The dismal reading of 38,000 jobs last month was actually revised lower to 11,000, while the April total was adjusted a bit higher. The three-month average is 147,000. What it means – As noted last month, part of the ugly numbers for May was the Verizon […]

De Groote Financial Group October 2, 2015

The U.S. Economy Created 142,000 Jobs in September, Far Below the Expectation of 200,000…  The reports for August and July were revised lower, by 37,000 and 22,000 respectively.  What it means – Less. That’s the theme of the entire report. Fewer jobs were created than expected, hours worked declined, labor force participation dropped, and even earnings […]