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April 2019 Market Update

The Economy The 3.2% Gross Domestic Product (GDP) gain recorded for the first quarter was much stronger than had been expected just a few weeks ago. However, much of the growth was due to gains in the volatile inventory and international trade categories. These trade and inventory gains are likely to be at least partially [...]

By |2019-05-03T18:50:32+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Callan Capital Participates in Junior Achievement’s 2019 Stock Market Challenge

Callan Capital was pleased to sponsor and participate in Junior Achievement’s 2019 Stock Market Challenge in San Diego. More than 150 students from local San Diego high schools got a taste of the fast-paced, high-stakes stock market through the competition. Callan Capital also participated in the corporate, adult event at night, taking the first-place spot [...]

By |2019-04-24T19:57:03+00:00April 24th, 2019|Life at Callan|

March 2019 Market Update

The Economy The incoming monthly activity data suggest that GDP growth has slowed from 2.6% annualized in the fourth quarter to only around 1.5% in the first. The rebound in consumer confidence suggests that consumption will continue to recover from the plunge in December, while a potential trade deal with China could give a temporary [...]

By |2019-04-01T16:46:49+00:00April 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

February Market Update

The Fed Fed Chair Jerome Powell reiterated the Federal Open Market Committee’s“patient” mantra in his testimony to Congress today. He also emphasized that any future policy moves would be “data dependent”. Powell stopped short of resounding the dovish comments from New York Fed President and FOMC Vice-Chair John Williams, who said that GDP growth or [...]

By |2019-02-28T17:18:44+00:00February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|

January 2019 Market Outlook

January 2019 Market Outlook At the Fed’s next policy meeting later this week, the Fed is likely to reiterate its current stance that it will be patient and wait to hike interest rates further. Stock markets have recovered most of the losses from December and credit spreads have narrowed again, suggesting that fears of an [...]

By |2019-01-29T23:21:39+00:00January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Rob Mikulski Elected as 2019 JA YES Board Co-Chair

Callan Capital is proud to announce that Rob Mikulski has recently been elected as 2019 Co-Chair for the Junior Achievement of San Diego County Young Executive Society (JA YES). JA YES is a dynamic group of young professionals from various industries and corporations in San Diego, who raise awareness and act as ambassadors on behalf [...]

By |2019-01-16T20:10:33+00:00January 16th, 2019|Life at Callan|

December 2018 Market Update

Our confidence in our long-held view that a shifting policy mix will cause economic growth to slow in 2019 has only strengthened in recent months. The turmoil in markets suggests that others are anticipating the slowdown as well. As the fiscal stimulus fades and monetary tightening intensifies, we expect GDP growth to slow coming into [...]

By |2018-12-17T22:59:26+00:00December 17th, 2018|Market Update|

November 2018 Market Update

This year has marked the 10th anniversary of the onset of the global financial crisis which precipitated a bear market in equities around the world and the biggest global recession since the Great Depression. While both financial markets and economies have fully recovered from this trauma, its memory continues to induce a more cautious attitude in the [...]

By |2018-11-14T19:11:44+00:00November 14th, 2018|Market Update|

Pre-Transaction Considerations

In any industry, preparing for a liquidity event requires a great deal of strategic vision and technical expertise. The earlier you start mapping out your vision for what you want to achieve financially and understanding your resources, the more flexibility and leverage you have in shaping the outcome. For those that are in the pre-transaction [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:57:46+00:00November 14th, 2018|Financial Planning|

3 Critical Considerations to Ask in a Liquidity Event

A Liquidity Event Guide that covers pre, during, and post transaction.