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TRANSITION, CHANGE, EVOLVE AND THRIVE
The key to success in the new world economy requires a different approach, a fresh and prudent perspective. During times of change it is the leader of the organization, regardless of title, that takes on the responsibility for the ultimate success or stagnation of their enterprise.
At SJW Strategic Solutions we work proactively across the United States to guide, coach and analyze businesses in transition by elevating leaders and entrepreneurs to reach their maximum potential while achieving their professional objectives.
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Financial & Economic Brief - February 25th, 2015
• Gold Weakens - Gold bullion is weakening because of the rising dollar which traded at its highest level in the last decade and record valuations for global equities.
• New Deal for Greece - A new deal was struck last week to keep Greece “safely in the euro” while it builds a long-term recovery plan.
• U.S. Home Sales Fall - According to The National Association of Realtors existing home sales declined 4.9%, the lowest level since April.
Financial & Economic Brief - February 11th, 2015
• Tsipras Too Ambitious? - European leaders want Greek Prime Minister to “pare back” his objective of reversing the austerity measures that were put into place as a condition of Greece’s bailout.
• Job Growth Best Since 1999 - In January, the U.S. economy added 257,000 jobs, which beat expectations and was the best for job growth since 1999.
• U.S. Stocks Down - U.S. stocks fell a bit as investors contemplated the tensions over Greek debt talks and disappointing Chinese economic data.
Financial & Economic Brief - February 4th, 2015
• Taiwan Attracting Investors - Taiwan will extend the parameters on daily stock gains and declines to 10% from 7%.
• Gas Prices at Bottom? - After falling over 100 days in a row and more than 55% since its 2014 peak, gas prices bottomed out at a national average of about $2.03 last week.
• New Orders Fall - According to the Commerce Department, new orders for U.S. manufactured goods declined 3.4% as demand fell across industries.
Financial & Economic Brief - January 28th, 2015
• Challenges for Oilfield Service Firms - The fall in crude oil prices is making investors and lenders cautious which is creating challenges for oilfield service firms.
• France after QE - Last week the European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled a quantitative easing program worth $1.3 trillion, hoping to revive the Eurozone.
• Euro Rebounds - The euro gained from an 11-year low on the rumor that “fallout” from the election in Greece.
Financial & Economic Brief - January 21st, 2015
• Chinese Stimulus Helps Growth - Industrial production rose 7.9% and retail sales beat economists’ estimates in December due to the start of stimulus efforts in China.
• World Economy Estimates Down - According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the world economy will only grow 3.5% in 2015 and 3.7% in 2016.
• The Gas Price Debate - John Hofmeister, the former president of Shell Oil, is warning drivers that the low gas prices may end sooner than they think.
Financial & Economic Brief - January 14th, 2015
• Earnings Forecasts Fall - After equity valuations were at their highest level since 2010, first quarter earnings projections are falling across nine out of 10 industries.
• Russian Bankruptcies on the Horizon? - Unless Russia cuts its interest rates soon there will be a “wave of” bankruptcies, according to Anatoly Aksakov, president of Russia’s regional banking association.
• Encouraging Jobs Gains - December ended on a strong note adding 252,000 jobs, according to the U.S. Labor Department.