July is the season when economists and investment advisors reflect upon the first half of the year and give ink to their thoughts about the year to come. These are some of my mid-year musings, which will guide portfolios, investment decisions, and conversations over the coming months.
Overall, it’s been a year in which the economy experienced moderately good performance, despite a few challenges stemming from Washington D.C. and from our social media accounts. This is truly a testament to the strength of the U.S. economy at this point in time. Find out what you need to know about the past six months and what the rest of the year has in store.