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The Bouchey Blog

December Jobs Report

Frank Fazio Bio

Written by: Frank Fazio The labor market ended 2016 on a positive note, as the U.S. economy created 156,000 jobs for the month of December. Although this was below the consensus estimate, data for prior … Read More >

Market & Economic Update

Frank Fazio Bio

Written by: Frank Fazio As expected, the Federal Reserve voted unanimously last week to raise their benchmark rate by one-quarter point, as the committee believes that the economy is strong enough to withstand tighter monetary … Read More >

Fostering an Environment of Compliance

Martin Shields Bio

Written by: Marty Shields Bouchey Financial Group is a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and consequently we are regulated by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).  Approximately every 10 – 15 years the SEC audits … Read More >

What it Takes to Become a Certified Financial Planner ™ (CFP ®)

Frank Fazio Bio

Written by: Frank Fazio Financial goals evolve over the years, and may become more and more complex. When selecting a financial advisor to help achieve these goals, experience and education are important factors, but so … Read More >

Jobs, the Fed and an Italian Referendum

Written by: Frank Fazio The U.S. economy continues to produce jobs at a strong pace, as this past month saw 178,000 jobs created, in line with consensus estimates.  The unemployment rate fell to 4.6%, which … Read More >

October Jobs Report

Frank Fazio Bio

Written by: Frank Fazio Although coming in slightly below market expectations, the jobs report for October was one of the better reports we have seen this year.  Economists expected 175,000 jobs created versus the 161,000 … Read More >

Third Quarter GDP Release

Frank Fazio Bio

Written by: Frank Fazio The Commerce Department released their initial estimate of GDP for the Third Quarter this morning, and it exceeded market expectations. Gross Domestic Product grew at an annual rate of 2.9% in … Read More >