Sneak Peak…

September 28, 2018 | posted in: Blog, Frye Happenings | by

Hard work deserves recognition…getting started on a super comfy/fun lounge at Frye Financial for the team and visiting clients to enjoy.  Progress so far: TV –check…Cool pinball machine –check…

The Dow Joins the Party

September 25, 2018 | posted in: Blog, Financial Insights, LPL Weekly Market Commentary | by

According to LPL Research, The Dow joined the S&P 500 in reaching fresh new highs last week. The record came after a drought lasting nearly eight months. The blue chip index has lagged the S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite this year amid escalating trade tensions, which have weighed on the larger multinational U.S. companies that make up most of the 30-stock Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow). This week, we’ll discuss the impact of the Dow’s new high and whether stocks have enough support from economic growth and corporate profits to build on recent gains.   Read More  »

Good excuse for a sweet treat!

September 21, 2018 | posted in: Blog, Frye Happenings | by

We always enjoy a sweet treat at the office, but this week we had the excellent excuse of celebrating Alex Holguin’s birthday!

Midterm Elections and Stocks: Friends or Foes?

September 18, 2018 | posted in: Blog, Financial Insights, LPL Weekly Market Commentary | by

As LPL Research explains, “2018 continues to be a solid year for U.S. equities, even in the face of many well-documented concerns (we’re looking at trade worries and the flattening yield curve here). Want some good news? The calendar may quickly become a bull’s best friend.”  Click here to read more about why.

“Honey,” there may “BEE” a problem!

September 7, 2018 | posted in: Blog, Frye Happenings | by

When you find a “pop up” honey bar in the office backyard…

Another Impressive Show from Corporate America

According to LPL Research, “Second quarter earnings season was outstanding by many measures. The numbers were strong even without the boost from the new tax law, while guidance was generally positive despite tariffs and trade policy uncertainty. In this week’s commentary, we recap an outstanding second quarter earnings season and highlight three key takeaways.” Key takeaways include: Second quarter earnings season was quite impressive, with S&P 500 Index earnings growing 25% year over year. A pickup in economic growth, strong manufacturing activity, tax cuts, and a weaker U.S. dollar versus the year-ago quarter were the biggest drivers of strong growth. Looking ahead, guidance was generally positive despite tariffs and trade policy uncertainty To read more from John Lynch, Chief Investment Strategist, and Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial, click here.