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Dallas-Fort Worth economy remains strong & continues to grow!

Posted by USFC Team on Jul 31, 2018 1:32:01 AM

The Dallas–Fort Worth economy continues to expand. The June jobs report indicated employment growth moderated, with DFW adding jobs at the slowest pace so far this year. Overall, the DFW economy remains strong, with 3.2 percent annualized job growth year to date. The unemployment rate ticked up in Fort Worth but remained flat in Dallas. Business-cycle indexes for both metros pointed to continued expansion. Home sales growth has been essentially flat in the first half of 2018, and inventory has ticked up but remains tight.

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Topics: Dallas, Texas, economy, Employment

Where is the Indian Rupee headed?

Posted by USFC Team on Jul 19, 2018 1:21:56 AM

After witnessing unprecedented stability over the past couple of years, the INR has turned highly volatile and, in recent months, seems to have consistently lost value against the US Dollar (USD). A key reason for this can be attributed to Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) outflows.  In the current financial year (FY 18-19) till date, FPIs have withdrawn INR 62,700 crores from Indian markets (roughly USD 9.5 bn). Fixed income witnessed Foreign Institutional Investor (FII) outflows of INR 42,000 crores accounting for 2/3rd of the entire outflow while equities saw outflows of INR 20,700 crores.

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Topics: Rupee, INR, Dollar, USD, Exchangerate

Texas to pass Iraq and Iran as world's No. 3 oil powerhouse

Posted by USFC Team on Jul 18, 2018 11:23:06 PM

Don't mess with Texas. It's a global oil superpower.

The shale oil boom has brought a gold rush mentality to the Lone Star State, which is home to not one but two massive oilfields.

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Topics: Texas, Oil, Superpower, OPEC, Employment, Job, Labour

3 reasons why Diversification matters

Posted by USFC Team on Jul 6, 2018 8:25:53 AM

We’ve all heard the ancient adage “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”.  This applies to even the minute aspects of life, including how you allocate the wealth in your portfolio.

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Topics: Portfolio, Diversification, stable, Returns, Hedge, Inflationadjusted, Lowrisk

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