HFS Weekly Insights
Harrison Financial Services is committed to providing ongoing education and insights related to holistic wealth management. Sean Lynch, CFA, and members of the Harrison Financial Services Investment Committee provide Weekly updates to ensure our clients, colleagues and industry partners are well informed on the latest industry trends and market movements.
Investing in Social Fitness – Guaranteed Returns
September 28, 2023
Every human is hunting for happiness. We seek it through material things, food, drink, entertainment, exercise, vacations, jobs, etc. As we all know, some of these provide longer lasting fulfillment than others. Read the full article here.
Stock Market ≠ Economy
September 14, 2023
The German economy is in rough shape. After enduring a recession last winter, there are now fears that Europe’s biggest economy will re-enter yet another recession this year. Recent data showed that Germany manufacturing activity plunged at a rate not seen since June 2009, excluding the pandemic. Read the full article here.
The Velocity of Money
June 29, 2023
Economists use the term “velocity of money” to describe the rate at which money is exchanged in an economy. I’ve also heard it described in a different way; that money is going to move until it slams into a target. Read the full article here.
More Participants Join the Bull Market
June 19, 2023
Much has been written about the lack of breadth in the equity market this year: the fact that only a few stocks have been responsible for strong returns. This was covered just recently in our weekly commentary. Read the full article here.
Artificial Intelligence - A Watershed Moment?
June 7, 2023
Investing can sometimes feel like fashion. Trends come in and out of favor. Some prove to be real and durable, like the internet, mobile computing, and cloud software. Others end up being fads and flame out, never to live up to such heightened expectations or take much longer to materialize. Read the full article here.
A Narrow Market, Breadth is Bad…. What does it Mean?
May 18, 2023
Financial professionals often use jargon to convey what is happening in the capital markets. The goal of jargon may be precision, but the end result is often confusion. Read the full article here.
May 11, 2023
Omaha was once again fortunate to host the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. Investors from across the globe converged on Omaha to hear insights from 92-year-old Warren Buffett and 99-year-old Charlie Munger. Read the full article here.
Market Gains Hold on A Shaky Foundation
May 3, 2023
A crowded week for corporate earnings took a back seat to some key economic and political developments. Read the full article here.
Debt Ceiling Impacts Short Term Treasuries
April 27, 2023
Add “looming debt ceiling” to the list of most frequently heard phrases in 2023. Just as we grew weary of hearing about “transitory inflation” in 2022, we may grow tired of hearing about the debt ceiling in 2023. Read the full article here.