Publications

September 30, 2021 | Economic and Financial Digest

A Delta Detour

The U.S. economy is past its fastest growth phase, but like a marathoner it still has plenty in reserve to continue the run. Until the Delta variant reared its ugly head it was thought that conditions would have returned to normal by now, setting the stage for a robust second-half sprint that carried momentum into […]

August 31, 2021 | Economic and Financial Digest

Pandemic’s Lasting Effects: A More Productive Economy

The U.S. economy passed a key milestone in the second quarter as it more than recouped output lost during the COVID-induced recession. On the heels of a 6.5 percent increase, real GDP rose to $19.4 trillion in the April-June period, topping the $19.2 trillion that prevailed in the final quarter before the onset of the […]

August 04, 2021 | eFocus @ Legacy

Cryptocurrency: A transformative technology

Cryptocurrency: A transformative technology By: Tammy M. Ross, Trust Administrative Officer Cryptocurrency is a term that sounds something out of a futuristic fictional novel or movie, but in fact it is a digital asset that is changing the way wealth is being created and distributed in the present.  Cryptocurrencies are a financial phenomenon that has […]

July 29, 2021 | Investment Commentary

Market Update – July 2021

Market Update – July 2021 In this video, Greg Hansen and Connor O’Brien provide a review of market performance and the economy in the first half of 2021, as well as an update on inflation and the Federal Reserve’s taper timeline. If you are a Legacy client and have questions, please do not hesitate to […]

July 29, 2021 | Economic and Financial Digest

A Calmer But Durable Recovery Ahead

The economy is coming off the second strongest growth rate since 1978 in the just completed quarter, and the powerful post-pandemic reopening boost is still unfolding. But the rapid reopening has brought with it a host of problems, highlighting the fact that the road to normalcy is unlikely to be smooth. Thanks to labor shortages […]