AIIS Newsletter: March 2020

March 2020 Market Update The U.S. economy is at risk of being laid low by a virus.With coronavirus continuing to spread around the United States and the world, supply lines are being interrupted, major events are being canceled, schools are cancelling classes, travel...

AIIS Newsletter: February 2020

February 2020 Market Update Judging by gross domestic product (GDP) growth, the U.S. economy is fair to middling, having expanded by 2.3 percent in 2019, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. According to many Americans, though, the economy is the best it has...

AIIS Newsletter: September 2019

September 2019 Market Update The word “recession” is being heard more often in discussions of the future of the U.S. economy. Although the year started strong, with growth in the first quarter reaching an annualized rate of 3.1 percent, the pace of expansion slowed...

AIIS Newsletter: August 2019

August 2019 Market Update The economic expansion slowed significantly in the second quarter, decreasing the likelihood of annual growth hitting the Trump administration’s target of 3 percent for the first time since 2005. From April to June, the economy grew at an...

AIIS Newsletter: July 2019

July 2019 Market Update The U.S. economy in June set a record for the longest expansion in the nation’s history – 10 years and one month, a streak that began in June 2009 following the Great Recession. Growth, while sustained, has not been overly impressive, however....

AIIS Newsletter: May 2019

May 2019 Market Update The U.S economy recorded its best first quarter performance in four years, growing by 3.2 percent from January to March, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In recent years, the first quarter has tended to be relatively weak, with...