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JFG Insights

Original, Useful Financial Wisdom & Insights

By the Jamison Financial Group

The JFG team delivers original and insightful commentary regarding the state of economic affairs and financial markets. Combining forward-looking financial modeling, commonsense research and real facts in easy to understand explanations. Topics include: noteworthy financial events, global perspectives, weekly recaps, U.S. highlights, the week ahead and more.

Candid, often witty, and most certainly – insightful

  • 02/01/2016 | by Sheila Jamison & Rich Jamison The question most people ask us now is that old favorite, “What next?” The market’s been both up and down – dramatically so on many days. Media ‘experts’ answer the question by providing one of three opinions (...
  • 01/25/2016 | by Sheila Jamison & Rich Jamison What gives the cost of a barrel of oil the power to tell the market which way to go? We’ve seen oil’s influence almost daily over the last few weeks. With the occasional exception of an economic report...
  • 01/11/2016 | by Sheila Jamison & Rich Jamison The stock market’s performance during 2016’s opening week dashed any hopes for Santa Claus rally revival. The S&P 500 index (SPX) had the worst-ever first 5 days of a year. The Dow Jones Industrial and NASDAQ...
  • 12/18/2015 | Some of the steps below are applicable to everyone. Others are steps that older readers will want to make sure their grandkids know. Still others are items younger adults will want to pass on to their parents and/or grandparents. 1. Establish credit...
  • 12/18/2015 | Jamison Financial Group Collaboration Although 2015 still has a few more days to go, it is interesting to look back on what happened this year. The scary aspect of this is the, “Wow - that was this year? Seems much longer ago” feeling that flashes...
  • 12/07/2015 | Sheila Jamison and Rich Jamison With an almost certain interest rate increase, the word “yield” is prominent in investors’ minds again. But yield has several quasi-definitions in common use. The differences among these often cause confusion. Yield...

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