The truth behind the cryptocraze & what most folks don't know

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Hello Eagle Wealth community,

How much research do you do before you buy something new?

Nearly 9 in 10 folks will take some time to learn about products they want to buy before making a purchase.1

Yet, more than 1 in 3 have bought cryptocurrency without knowing anything about it.2

How would you rate your knowledge of cryptocurrency?

How much do you really know about it?

The facts about cryptocurrency and how it works are the focus of this month’s Visual Insights Newsletter.

Click here to see it!

The truth is that cryptocurrency is an exciting space. It’s generated tons of hype, and that’s feeding into the cryptocraze. As thrilling as it all is, though, you have to know the facts so you can understand the big risks that come with buying digital currency.

Then you can start to figure out if digital currency is truly a smart choice for you.

As always, we think your portfolio should be built on a foundation of planning and purpose and not so much on individual investments.  If you have specific questions about this topic, please give us a call.  



Your Eagle Wealth Team

P.S. What was your last impulse buy that you ended up regretting? What motivated you to make the quick purchase, and what made you regret it? Hit “reply” and tell us. We’d love to hear more about your experience and what you learned from it.

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The Week on Wall Street

Stocks reached new all-time highs last week as markets staged a strong rebound from the previous week’s declines.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.44%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 picked up 2.74%. The Nasdaq Composite index increased 2.35%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, gained 0.97%.1,2,3

Stocks Climb

Stocks rallied on the first day of trading last week and gained further momentum on Thursday and Friday. Despite some discouraging data on housing and initial jobless claims, stocks managed to set new highs, as investors cheered an agreement between President Biden and a group of senators that appeared to pave the way for the passage of a $1 trillion infrastructure bill.4

Positive results from the Federal Reserve’s stress tests of banks, which raised the prospect of banks raising their dividend payouts and share buybacks, and a key inflation measure coming in at market expectations provided impetus for further gains. The S&P 500 had its best week since February and ended the five-trading days at a record high.5

Housing Headwinds

Historically low mortgage rates, the COVID-19 pandemic, and a flush consumer have contributed to a very strong housing market in recent months. Last week’s housing data for May, however, showed that housing may be running into headwinds. The rising cost of materials and labor led to a 5.9% decline in new single home sales in May even as the median price hit an all-time high.6

Meanwhile, sales of existing homes fell 0.9%, the fourth-straight month of declines, owing to a very low inventory. High demand, coupled with a depressed supply, led to a 23.6% increase in the median price of an existing home.7

This Week: Key Economic Data

Tuesday: Consumer Confidence.

Wednesday: ADP (Automated Data Processing) Employment Report.

Thursday: Jobless Claims. ISM (Institute of Supply Management) Manufacturing Index.

Friday: Employment Situation Report. Factory Orders.

Source: Econoday, June 25, 2021
The Econoday economic calendar lists upcoming U.S. economic data releases (including key economic indicators), Federal Reserve policy meetings, and speaking engagements of Federal Reserve officials. The content is developed from sources believed to be providing accurate information. The forecasts or forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and may not materialize. The forecasts also are subject to revision.

This Week: Companies Reporting Earnings

Wednesday: Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), General Mills, Inc. (GIS).

Thursday: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), McCormick & Company, Inc. (MKC).

Source: Zacks, June 25, 2021
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