Blog

Category: Q1

Economic Commentary - Q1 2019

By Lineweaver Financial Group
January 07, 2019 Category: Economic Commentary, 2019, Q1

Global financial markets experienced heightened volatility during the fourth quarter of 2018 as concerns surrounding higher interest rates here in the U.S., and uncertain trade and tariff relations worldwide, weighed heavily on investor sentiment. We present a few highlights from the 4Q18 below: U.S. equity markets sold off sharply during the fourth quarter in volatile and choppy trade, with large intra-day moves the norm. In this risk-off environment, the S P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite traded sharply lower. On the economic front, U.S. economic data remained strong. However, there are potential international and domestic headwinds that could dampen growth, particularly uncertainty surrounding trade policy for U.S. businesses. Developed international equity markets posted steep declines in tandem with those here in the U.S. Financial markets in the Eurozone generally lagged those in the Pacific ex-Japan region as Brexit worries persisted.

Categories
General (32)
Newsletter (30)
Economic Commentary (18)
Retirement (15)
Letter From The President (14)
Retirement Planning (14)
Financial Planning (11)
Tax (11)
Lineweaver (10)
Healthwatch (10)
Market Commentary (8)
Q3 (7)
Tax Planning (7)
Taxes (7)
Market (6)
Education Programs (6)
Economy (5)
Bonds (4)
Health (4)
Estate Planning (4)
Finance (4)
Social Security (4)
LFG (4)
Educational (4)
IRA (4)
Trump (3)
2017 (3)
Insurance (3)
Portfolio (3)
Diversification (3)
Market Review (3)
Interest Rates (3)
(3)
Tax Law (3)
Rising Interest Rates (2)
2019 (2)
Annuity (2)
Fraud (2)
Annuities (2)
Stocks (2)
Investments (2)
Client Spotlight (2)
Tax Cuts And Jobs Act (2)
Investing (2)
Financial (2)
Coordination (2)
Tax Scams (2)
Charity (2)
Market Update (2)
2016 (2)
Social Security Benefits (2)
Brexit Update (2)
Strategies (2)
Q2 Newsletter (2)
Volatile Market (2)
Election (2)
Financial Strategies (2)
High Income (2)
HealthWatch (2)
Economic Outlook (2)
Anne Graffice (1)
Trusts (1)
Inheritance (1)
In Laws (1)
Keeping Your Mind Sharp (1)
David Baker (1)
Sring Cleaning Your Finances (1)
Q1 (1)
Q3 Newsletter (1)
Q2 2019 (1)
Legal (1)
Wills (1)
Summer (1)
Pro Football Hall Of Fame (1)
Financial Quarterback (1)
Tips (1)
Financial Goals (1)
James Lineweaver (1)
Exercising (1)
Vacation Home (1)
Market Outlook (1)
2018 (1)
Eye Strain (1)
Jim Lineweaver (1)
Cooking (1)
New Years Resolutions (1)
Screens (1)
Vacation From Investments (1)
Marital Trust (1)
Healthy (1)
Quarterly Newsletter (1)
Bloodline Trust (1)
Statements (1)
Healthcare (1)
Chad Roope (1)
2020 (1)
Tax Strategies (1)
Black Swan (1)
CARES (1)
CARES Act (1)
Stimulus (1)
Nutrition (1)
Steps (1)
Probiotics (1)
2020Q3 (1)
Donations (1)
Medicare (1)
Medicare Supplements (1)
Your Retirement Playbook (1)
2020Q4 (1)
Markets Don\'t Pick Sides (1)
Sleep (1)
Healthy Living (1)
2021 Outlook (1)
End Of Year Taxes (1)
Charitable (1)
Roth Ira (1)
Review (1)
Roth Conversion (1)
Traditional Ira (1)
Congress (1)
Sell In May And Go Away (1)
Stock (1)
Buy (1)
Sell (1)
Dementia (1)
Credit Unions (1)
Power Of Attorney (1)
Pse (1)
Big Banks (1)
Savings (1)
Checking (1)
Banking (1)
Longterm Care (1)
Elder Law (1)
POA (1)
Advice (1)
Transfer Real Estate (1)
Bitcoin (1)
Bonds Ladder (1)
Legacy (1)
Retiring (1)
Self Employed (1)
Business Owners (1)
Annuity Alternatives (1)
Life Insurance (1)
Dividend (1)
Policy (1)
Retire (1)
Roth (1)
Donor Advised Fund (1)
Private Foundation Charitable Lead Trust (1)
Charitable Remainder Trust (1)
Growing Your Wealth (1)
Real Estate (1)
REITs (1)
Risk Management (1)
Retire Early (1)
Q1 2017 Newsletter (1)
North Korea (1)
Gifting (1)
Retirement Tips (1)
Financial Advice (1)
Financial Advisor (1)
Social Security Planning (1)
Charitable Contributions (1)
Women And Money (1)
Service Day (1)
Harvest For Hunger (1)
Candidates (1)
Winter 2017 (1)
Politics (1)
Fall 2016 (1)
Financial Health (1)
Holiday Planning (1)
Stockpile (1)
Holiday Gifts (1)
1st Quarter (1)
2016 Market (1)
Protection (1)
Conflict (1)
Investment (1)
Charitable Giving (1)
Reallocation (1)
RMD (1)
Distribution (1)
Tariffs (1)
NAFTA (1)
Trading (1)
New Tax Law (1)
529 Plans (1)
Q2 (1)
Top Financial Strategies Of The Wealthy (1)
New Website (1)
Bruce Motko (1)
Travel Tips (1)
Travel (1)
Markets (1)
Drink Water (1)
Market Volatility (1)
Cryptocurrency (1)
Market Pullback (1)
Defer Tax (1)
Lineweaver Wealth Advisors (1)
Third Quarter (1)
Mutual Funds (1)
Expense (1)
Costs (1)
401(k) (1)
Equifax (1)
Mark Sipos (1)
2017 Q4 (1)
Identity Theft (1)
Tax Cuts And Job Act (1)
Letter From The President New Years Resolutions (1)
Introducing (1)
Kids (1)
Grand Kids (1)
Tax Cuts (1)
Jobs (1)
Lose Weight (1)
Eat More (1)
Market Review 2017 (1)
Commentary (1)
+ Show More

Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Disclosures

Lineweaver Financial Group ©
Powered by Virteom Logo Virteom