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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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Naples, FL 34105
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Concord, OH 44077
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Financial & Economic Brief - March 5th, 2014
• Ukraine and the World Economy - Ukraine’s current political instability is being watched because it is a significant channel between the Russian and European markets
• U.S. Stocks Fall - U.S. stocks dropped due to Russia’s threat to invade Ukraine, which has caused a global equity selloff.
• Jobs Out West - According to IHS Global Insight, 70% of the 10 states with the fastest job growth for 2014 will be in the West.
Financial & Economic Brief - February 26th, 2014
• U.S. Economy Strengthening - U.S. stocks are ahead today as investors wager that the economy can endure the slowdown of the Federal Reserves’ bond-buying program.
• World Economy Boost - The world’s 19 richest nations and the European Union, otherwise known as the G20, have recently promised to establish plans that will add $2 trillion to the world economy over the next five years.
• Japan’s Economy Slowing - As Japan’s economy shows signs of slowing speculation has risen that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) may need to increase its present purchases of bonds and other assets.
Financial & Economic Brief - February 19th, 2014
• Winter Weather Costing Billions - As a series of winter storms has left much of the United States covered in deep snow and treacherous ice since December, the economy has taken a $15 billion hit...
• U.S. Homebuilder Confidence Plummets - According to the National Association of Home Builders, U.S. homebuilder confidence had its biggest one-month drop ever in February.
• Divorce Rate Rises as Economy Improves - After dropping significantly during the 18-month recession, figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the number of divorcing Americans has risen for the third year in a row.
Financial & Economic Brief - February 11th, 2014
• Markets Awaiting Yellen’s Remarks - Stocks started the day off slowly with investors waiting to see what transpires in Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s Congressional appearance Tuesday.
• World’s Advanced Economies Recovering - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has reported that its leading indicator has reached its highest level since February 2011.
• Baby Boomers Leaving U.S. Work Force - With the U.S. population aging and many job seekers giving up on finding work altogether, the participation rate in the American labor force is at a nearly 40-year low.
Financial & Economic Brief - February 5th, 2014
• Manufacturing Slows - The U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Index fell in January to 53.7, according to Markit a financial data firm.
• Stocks Drop - The S&P 500 Index posted its biggest January loss since 2010 and U.S. stocks dropped, as investors respond to a report on manufacturing.
• Solid Growth in Q4 - Stronger numbers in consumer spending and exports drove the U.S. economy to end 2013 in the black.
Financial & Economic Brief - January 29th, 2014
• Postage Stamps Increase - The price of a postage stamp increased three cents this past weekend, jumping from 46 cents to 49 cents.
• December Home Sales Decrease - According to the Census Bureau, new home sales declined seven percent in December, as falling sales in the Northeast and the South outweighed gains made in the Midwest.
• Gold Declines - With growing speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve will continue to trim its monetary stimulus at a policy meeting later in the week, gold dropped from its two-month high today.