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201304/22/2024Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - Una Mirada Profunda a Los Seis Colosos de la Banca de Estados Unidos.
201204/22/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Stocks Rally as Markets Stabilize After Volatile Week Corporate Earnings Parade in full swing, and Wall Street Rises.
201104/19/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - American Express Net Income Rises 34%, Global Markets Navigate a Geopolitical Minefield, and Wall Street Closed Mixed.
201004/18/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Orientals net income rose 7.49% to $1.05 EPS, beating estimates; existing home sales rose, and Wall Street closed mixed.
200904/17/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Abbot Reports earnings that miss EPS by 26.31%, European Markets Surge, and Wall Street Closed Down.
200804/16/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Interest Rates Cuts Delayed, Corporate Earnings from Morgan Stanley Surpasses, while Bank of America Misses, and Geopolitical Tensions Take CenterStage.
200704/16/2024El periódico El Vocero entrevista a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro de Birling Capital sobre el Impacto Conflicto Israel-Iran.
200604/15/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - US Retail Sales Surge, Goldman Sachs Beats First-Quarter 24 Earnings, and Wall Street Closed Down.
200504/15/2024The Weekly Journal - Government Progress Index Measures President Biden Three Years in Office.
200404/15/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Government Progress Index Measures President Biden Three Years in Office.
200304/12/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo Beat Their First-Quarter 24 Earnings, Eurozone Surges on Rate Cuts Speculation and Wall Street Tanks.
200204/11/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Mixed Market Sentiments as U.S. and European Markets React to Inflation Data, the ECB hints at rate cuts in June and All Brace for Corporate Earnings Parade.
200104/10/2024Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - El Ecosistema de Salud, de la Confianza a una Crisis Sistémica, 4 años después de la Pandemia.
200004/10/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street Tumbles as Inflation Hits Highest Levels in Months and June Rate Cut Prospects Fade.
199904/09/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors Brace for Impact Ahead of Crucial CPI Reading, Big Banks Earnings on Deck Friday, and Wall Street Closed Mixed.
199804/08/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street closed mixed, while European Markets Rallied After Last Weeks Dip. Inflation Watch: Eyes on CPI as Projections Hint at an Uptick.
199704/08/2024The Weekly Journal - Top 9 banks in Birling Capitals US, Puerto Rico indices to reveal 1Q earnings.
199604/08/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Eye on Performance: Top 9 Banks in Birling Capitals U.S. and Puerto Rico Indices to Unveil 1Q24 Earnings.
199504/05/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - March Madness on Wall Street Registers the Worst Week of 2024, GDPNow Dips, 303,000 New Jobs Added, Optimism Remains.
199404/04/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The US. Market Retreat Signals Healthy Pause in Robust Rally, Initial Jobless Claims Rise, Setting Stage for Pivotal March Employment Report.
199304/03/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Labor Market Surge Fuels Economic Confidence, Intels Plunge Shakes Dow Jones.
199204/03/2024The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 27 - Abril 2024 - Perspectivas y Desafios: Una Retrospectiva de Tres Años del Gobernador Pierluisi.
199104/02/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets Stumble as U.S. and European Equities Extend Decline into Second Day and Resilient U.S. Economy Sparks Debate of Growth or Fed Easing?
199004/02/2024El Índice de Progreso Gubernamental de Birling Capital: Gobernador aumenta su Índice de Progreso Gubernamental, El Vocero de Puerto Rico
198904/02/2024The Weekly Journal - Government Progress Index measures Governor Pierluisis performance after three years in office.
198804/02/2024El Índice de Progreso Gubernamental de Birling Capital: Evaluación del Gobernador Pierluisi al cumplir su tercer año en La Fortaleza.
198704/02/2024Think Strategically: The Government Progress Index measures Governor Pierluisis First Three Years in Office
198604/01/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Manufacturing PMI Surges to 50.30, Ending 16-Month Contraction, Construction Spending Slips, Gas Prices Climb, and Wall Street Closes Mixed.
198504/01/2024The Weekly Journal - Global Market Square: Inflation meets expectations, delays potential Fed rate cuts.
198403/29/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square: Weekly Update - Inflation Holds Steady: PCE and Core PCE Meet Estimates, Feds Rate Projections Anticipated Cuts in 2024 and 2025, Could the Data Delay Rate Cuts?
198303/28/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Labor Market Resilience Evident as Jobless Claims Fall, Inflation Focus Shifts to Feds Preferred Measure the PCE and Wall Street Closed Mixed.
198203/27/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets Rally as U.S. and European Stocks Surge, Bond Yields Fall Slightly and Investors Optimistic of Inflations Trajectory.
198103/26/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street falls, European Confidence Rises, Tesla and Krispy Kreme Surge.
198003/25/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors in Holding Pattern Ahead of the PCE Index, Market Sentiment Shifts, and Markets Closed Down.
197903/25/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Government Progress Index measures Governor Pierluisis First Three Years in Office.
197803/23/2024Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, Trazando un nuevo rumbo: de una crisis a la confianza.
197703/22/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Central Bank Signals Drive Global Markets to Five-Month Highs, Rate Cuts on Horizon, and Focus on PCE Release.
197603/21/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets Rally as Central Banks Signal Rate Cuts: Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Surge.
197503/20/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Fed Holds Steady, Dow Jones and S&P 500 Near Peaks Markets React.
197403/18/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Central Bank Week Begins with Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan Meetings Taking Center Stage as Investors Navigate Mixed Markets.
197303/18/2024Birling Capital: PYMES 360 - El refuerzo de 15 Pasos para el Éxito Empresarial
197203/18/2024The Weekly Journal - Charting a New Course: From Crisis to Confidence, One Year On Following the Bank Crisis.
197103/18/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Charting a New Course: From Crisis to Confidence, One Year on Following the Bank Crisis.
197003/17/2024Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - Trazando un nuevo rumbo: De una crisis a la confianza, un año después de la crisis bancaria.
196903/15/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Asymmetrical Economic Data Rattles Markets; Adobes Stock Dives on Sales Outlook and All Despite Strong Consumer Sentiment.
196803/14/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Inflationary Pressures Mount as U.S. Producer Prices Exceed Expectations, timid U.S. Sales Rebound and Feds Rate Cut Debate continues.
196703/13/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Inflations Tango: PPI, Retail Sales, and the Dance of Economic Optimism moves markets down.
196603/12/2024Birling Capital: PYMES 360 - El refuerzo de 15-Pasos para el Éxito Empresarial.
196503/12/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets Defy Inflation: U.S. and European Stocks Surge Despite CPI Uptick, Interest Rate Cuts in Danger, Oracles Stock Soars 11.78%.
196403/11/2024Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - Provocando la Transformación de SBA: Las PYMES alzan su voz, Congreso hable menos y haga más.
196303/11/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Market Fortitude in the Face of Challenges: S&P 500 Shows 25% Growth, Nasdaq Surges 38% Since October Lows, Inflation Nowcasting Indicates Steady CPI & Core CPI.
196203/11/2024The Weekly Journal - Revolutionizing SBA: Small Businesses Speak Out, Congress Must Talk Less and Do More.
196103/10/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Revolutionizing SBA: Small Businesses Speak Out, Congress Must Talk Less and Do More.
196003/08/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Economy Adds 275,000 Jobs, the Unemployment Rate Rises, and Speculation Grows about the Feds Rate Cut, What Lies Ahead?
195903/08/2024The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición - 26 Marzo 2024 - Hacia un Ecosistema de Salud Holístico: Integrando las 8 Dimensiones del Bienestar.
195803/07/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets Rally: U.S. and European Stocks Surge on Upbeat Economic Data and Investor Confidence Soars as S&P 500 YTD Return Hits 8.12% in 2024.
195703/06/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Fed Chair Powell Backtracks Basel III Endgame Facing 97% Opposition Not Just from the Banking Sector, ADP Data Reveals 26% Jump in Employment and Wall Street Rises.
195603/04/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Apple Faces $2.063 Billion Fine from EU Over iTunes; Jet Blue Pays $69 Million Termination Fee, ends $3.8 Billion Merger with Spirit Airlines, and Stock Markets React.
195503/04/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Apple Faces $2.063 Billion Fine from EU Over iTunes; Jet Blue Pays $69 Million Termination Fee, ends $3.8 Billion Merger with Spirit Airlines, and Stock Markets React
195403/03/2024The Weekly Journal - Making Wellness in Puerto Rico a Public Policy Priority for the Healthcare Ecosystem.
195303/03/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Making Wellness in Puerto Rico a Public Policy Priority for the Healthcare Ecosystem.
195203/02/2024Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, El bienestar: Una prioridad que el ecosistema de salud de Puerto Rico no puede permitirse pasar por alto y le cambie el final.
195102/26/2024Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - El Bienestar: Una Prioridad Que El Ecosistema de Salud de Puerto Rico No Puede Permitirse Pasar Por Alto.
195002/26/2024The Weekly Journal - Wellness: A Priority the Puerto Rico Healthcare System Cannot Afford To Miss.
194902/26/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Wellness: A Priority the Puerto Rico Healthcare Ecosystem System Cannot Afford To Miss.
194802/23/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Record-Breaking Heights: S&P 500, Stoxx 600, and Nikkei Soar in the Global Markets.
194702/20/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Untold Story of Ponce Yacht Clubs Road: Tito Castros Legacy.
194602/19/2024The Weekly Journal - The Untold Story of Ponce Yacht Clubs Road: Tito Castros Legacy.
194502/16/2024El periódico El Vocero entrevista a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro de Birling Capital: Reserva Federal no proyecta por el momento merma en los tipos de interés.
194402/16/2024The Weekly Journal - Federal Reserve does not project interest rate cuts for the time being.
194302/12/2024The Weekly Journal - Empowering small businesses for success in the challenging landscape of 2024 with PYMES 360.
194202/12/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Empowering Small Businesses for Success in the Challenging Landscape of 2024 with PYMES 360.
194102/06/2024The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 25 - Febrero 2024 - Enfocándonos en las PYMES, la columna vertebral de la economía de Puerto Rico.
194002/05/2024The Weekly Journal - Puerto Ricos financial sector flourishes with Birlings PR Stock Index 32.63% return for 2023.
193902/05/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Puerto Ricos Financial Sector Flourishes with Birlings PR Stock Index 32.63% Return for 2023.
193801/24/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Local Banking powerhouses Oriental and FirstBank report outstanding earnings results, while Netflix Ignites a tech stock surge.
193701/23/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - United Airlines and Johnson & Johnson Earnings Take Center Stage, Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) and U.S. GDP Figures for Q4 2023 on deck.
193601/22/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Dow Jones closes above 38,000 for the first time, and Nasdaq Soars, Taking the Index to a 2.32% YTD Gain.
193501/22/2024The Weekly Journal - Birling Capital US Bank Indexs 2023 triumphs with 18.23% Returns.
193401/22/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Shattering Expectations: Birling Capital U.S. Bank Indexs 2023 Triumphs with 18.23% Returns.
193301/19/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Dow Jones and S&P 500 Hit All-Time Highs Amid Volatile Week Fed Probability of Rate Cut in Q1 2024 Drops to 50%.
193201/18/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Apples Stocks soar, driving markets up, GDPNow Set to Surpass Forecasts at 2.40%.
193101/17/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets in Flux as U.S. and European Stocks Continue Sell-Off, U.K. Inflation Surges to 4.0%, GDPNow Revised Upward to 2.40%.
193001/16/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street titans Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley report lower earnings, JetBlue and Spirit Airlines merger blocked, and Wall Street in sell-off mode.
192901/16/2024The Weekly Journal - MLK’s US: Does it Aspire Toward Four More Years of Growth or Chaos?
192801/16/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Martin Luther King’s United States Does it Aspire Toward Four More Years of Growth or Chaos?
192701/13/2024Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - Los CEO de las PYMES elaboran estrategias en medio del déficit de mano de obra y la presión de precios.
192601/13/2024El Nuevo Día - Cita a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro en el artículo, “El acceso a capital es cada vez más limitado”: ocho retos que continúan enfrentando los pequeños negocios.
192501/13/2024Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, Las prioridades para los CEO de las pymes ante entorno de cambios constantes.
192401/12/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo 4Q23 Earnings Mixed facing $8.6 Billion FDIC Fee and the PPI falls 30% ahead of estimates.
192301/11/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Inflation Setback? CPI Rises to 3.35%, but Core CPI Indicates Broader Disinflation Trend, Is Labor Market Balance on the Horizon? As Job Openings Exceed Seekers by 78.44%.
192201/10/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The CPI Data with Top U.S. Banks Q4 Earnings to Shape Market Sentiment and U.S. Economic Outlook and Wall Street Rises.
192101/09/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors Await Crucial U.S. Inflation Data, NFIB Small Business Optimism Surges to Five-Month High and Earnings Season Kick-off Friday.
192001/08/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - All Eyes on Thursdays CPI Report Amidst Economic, Inflation forecast an uptick in the CPI, Core CPI, and Wall Street closed up.
191901/08/2024The Weekly Journal - Strategies for Success: Small Business CEOs Strategize Amidst Job Deficits and Pricing Pressures.
191801/08/2024THINK STRATEGICALLY: Strategies for Success: Small Business CEOs Strategize Amidst Job Deficits and Pricing Pressures.
191701/05/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Jobs Growth Surge 24.86%, Fed Rate Cuts Delayed and Global Markets React.
191601/04/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Walgreens dual surprise a 10% Revenue Boost and a 47.91% Dividend Cut, ADP Wall Street Closed Mixed.
191501/03/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The JOLTS Reports Holds Steady, ISM Manufacturing PMI Rises to 47.40, Federal Reserve Minutes Signal Interest Rate Peaked.
191401/03/2024The Weekly Journal - The 12 Stories that Re-Shaped the Global, U.S. and Puerto Rico Economies.
191301/03/2024The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 24 - Enero 2024 - Una mirada crítica al entorno económico del 2024 al 2026 y resumen del 2023.
191201/02/2024 Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - Rally Bursátil en Puerto Rico: Oriental, Firstbank, Popular y Evertec Brillan con Rendimientos de Doble Dígitos.
191101/02/2024Birling Capital: Global Market Square - A Mixed Start for Global Markets in 2024, the GDPNow suffers a 15% Decrease to 2.00% GDP.
191001/02/2024El periódico El Vocero entrevista a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro de Birling Capital sobre las Proyecciones moderadas para el 2024 tras un sólido año de inversiones.
190912/31/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: 2023 In Retrospect: The 12 Stories that Re-Shaped the Global, U.S. and Puerto Rico Economies.
190812/29/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - 2023 Closes with U.S Indices with double-digit returns, Sectors to Watch in 2024, and Wall Street Ends Lower.
190712/28/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The 30-year mortgage rate fell 13.82% from its long-term rate of 7.74% 6.67%, Pending Home Sales fell -8.46%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
190612/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Streets Fear Gauge, The Vix Drops Over 39%; Markets Rebound Strongly, but Caution Advised for Early 2024.
190512/26/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Historic Gains Propel Markets to New Peaks, Bristol Myers Squibbs $4.1 Billion Deal Sends Shockwaves, and Wall Street Closed Higher.
190412/26/2023The Weekly Journal - Birling Capital Puerto Rico Stock Index surges 32.49% in 2023, outperforming major U.S. indices.
190312/26/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Birling Capital Puerto Rico Stock Index Surges 32.49% in 2023, Outperforming Major U.S. Indices.
190212/23/2023Periódico El Vocero entrevista a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro de Birling Capital: Analizan las proyecciones de la Reserva Federal para 2024.
190112/22/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The PCE fell to 2.64%, Fed Rate Cuts Get Closer, Consumer Sentiment Surges by 13.70%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
190012/21/2023Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - Análisis de las Proyecciones de la Reserva Federal: Como deben Planificar los Inversionistas para el 2024.
189912/21/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. 3Q23 GDP Lowered, Unpacking the Latest Unemployment and Vehicle Sales Figures as Wall Street Maintains Momentum.
189812/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - FedEx Earnings Miss Sparks Concerns of Economic Slowdown, and with markets near all-time highs, investors cash in and Wall Street falls.
189712/19/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Feds Interest Rate Cuts Expectations Propel Investor Confidence, U.S. Housing Starts Surge, Eurozone Inflation Falls, and Wall Street closed higher.
189612/18/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The PCE and Core PCE are on deck on Friday, and the Fed forecasts a 75-basis points rate cut in 2024.
189512/18/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Analyzing the Federal Reserves Projections: What Investors Should Expect for 2024?
189412/15/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Holiday Spending Test begins with Costco as it reports stellar 1Q24 earnings, surpassing consensus estimates with a 6.1% revenue increase and a 16.49% surge in net income.
189312/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets React Positively as Interest Rate Cuts Speculations Rise, GDPNow at 2.60%, showing continued Economic growth.
189212/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street Surges as Federal Reserve Holds Steady: Markets React to the Latest Economic Projections Signal a 75- basis points Rate Cut for 2024.
189112/12/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Inflation in Focus, CPI fell to 3.14%, and on deck the Feds Tightrope Act: Powell Expected to Address Inflation and Rate Action.
189012/11/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Market Anticipation Builds as Investors Await CPI Release and Federal Reserves Strategic Moves; Macys Takes Center Stage with a $5.8 Billion Bid, Signaling Transformative Shift in Retail.
188912/11/2023The Weekly Journal - The Galápagos Syndrome Sparks a Call for Puerto Ricos Economic Renaissance.
188812/11/2023Think Strategically - The Galápagos Syndrome Sparks a Call for Puerto Ricos Economic Renaissance.
188712/08/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Surging Consumer Sentiment and Nonfarm Payrolls with Falling Unemployment Dampens Expectations of Interest Rate Cuts.
188612/07/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Bank of Japan Signals Shift, U.S. Labor Data in Spotlight, Bank of Canada Holds Rates Steady, Feds FOMC Meeting Looms, and Wall Street Rises in Response.
188512/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Banks CEO Resist Basel 3 Regulations, Warn of Economic Fallout, ADP Employment Change Hits Lowest Level Since 2021, and Wall Street Falls.
188412/05/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets Retreat as Investors Rethink Rate Cut Expectations and Moodys Cuts Chinas Credit Outlook to Negative.
188312/05/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 23 - Diciembre 2023 - Entre Dos Realidades: La Cruda Desigualdad que Define a Puerto Rico.
188212/04/2023The Weekly Journal - Inequity Exposed: Solid Foundations: Puerto Rico Public Companies Consolidated Success in 2023
188112/04/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Solid Foundations: Puerto Rico Public Companies Consolidated Success in 2023.
188012/01/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Feds Powells Caution Sparks Market Surge, GDPNow Dips, but Wall Street Defies Odds with Impressive Rise.
187912/01/2023The Weekly Journal - Inequity Exposed: Solid Foundations: Puerto Rico Public Companies Consolidated Success in 2023.
187811/30/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds preferred inflation rate fell more than expected to 3.01%, 57.72% below its high, Dow Hits 2023 High, Fed Rate Cut Speculation Grows.
187711/29/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street Momentum fizzles even with Third-Quarter GDP Surging to 5.20% and Federal Reserve Rate Cut Speculation Grows.
187611/28/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Streets November Rally Boosts Market Returns with the Birling Puerto Rico Stock Index Leading with 12.81%.
187511/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Markets open weak on Cyber Monday, and U.S. and European stocks are down. All Eyes on Housing Data, PCE Inflation Outlook.
187411/27/2023Rodríguez-Castro becomes Certified Healthcare Financial Professional - News is my Business
187311/27/2023The Weekly Journal - Inequity Exposed: The Two Puerto Rico’s and the Call for Strategic Solutions.
187211/27/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Inequity Exposed: The Two Puerto Rico’s and the Call for Strategic Solutions.
187111/24/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Dow Jones Surges 1.25% in Holiday-Shortened Week, European Indexes Shine, and Wall Street closes mixed.
187011/22/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The University of Michigan Index of Consumer Sentiment fell to 61.30, Claims for Unemployment fell 10.30%, and Wall Street closed up.
186911/22/2023Birling Capital: Francisco Rodríguez-Castro, CHFP Earns Certified Healthcare Financial Professional certification from HFMA.
186811/22/2023The Weekly Journal - Birling Capital CEO earns CHFP certification.
186711/21/2023Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - El Asalto Tecnológico de los 7 Magníficos en Wall Street.
186611/21/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - NVIDIA reported 3Q revenues up 206.0%, Lowes and Best Buy beat expectations, but sales fall, and Wall Street falls.
186511/21/2023The Weekly Journal - The Magnificent 7s Influence on Wall Street.
186411/21/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Magnificent 7s Influence on Wall Street.
186311/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Nasdaq leads with a 36.48% YTD Return, the S&P 500 with 18.44%, the Birling Puerto Rico Stock Index with 17.81%, and Wall Street closed up.
186211/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The five key indexes are within a stones throw of their all-time highs, and Wall Street closed up.
186111/17/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - NVIDIA Corp. Report 11.17.2023
186011/17/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Alphabet, Inc. Report 11.17.2023
185911/17/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Amazon.com, Inc. Report 11.17.2023
185811/17/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Apple, Inc. Report 11.17.2023
185711/17/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Meta Platforms, Inc. Report 11.17.2023
185611/17/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Microsoft Corp. Report 11.17.2023
185511/17/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Tesla, Inc. Report 11.17.2023
185411/16/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Walmart reported 3Q23 revenues of $160.8 billion, up 5.2%, but lowered guidance for 2024; Unemployment claims rose 5.96%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
185311/16/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Walmart, Inc. Report 11.16.2023
185211/15/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Producer Price Index fell 37.96%, U.S. Retail Sales at 1.61% beat expectations, and Wall Street closed up.
185111/15/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Target Corp. Report 11.15.2023
185011/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Consumer Price Index fell 12.42% to 3.24%, taking Wall Street for a ride.
184911/14/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - The Home Depot, Inc. Report 11.14.2023
184811/13/2023Birling Capital: Disruptalidades - 5 Temas, 5 Predicciones y 5 Observaciones para el 2024.
184711/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Moodys downgrades U.S. Credit Outlook to negative, House Speaker Johnson proposes bill to avoid a shutdown, and Wall Street begins the week mixed.
184611/13/2023The Weekly Journal - Charting Progress: Mapping Puerto Ricos Economic Growth Amid Challenges and Opportunities.
184511/13/2023Birling Capital: Moodys - Rating Action: Moodys changes outlook on United States ratings to negative, affirms Aaa ratings.
184411/13/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Charting Progress: Mapping Puerto Ricos Economic Growth Amid Challenges and Opportunities.
184311/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The University of Michigan Index of Consumer Sentiment fell 6.04% to 63.80; all eyes on the CPI and Wall Street ends the week higher.
184211/09/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fed Chair Powell feels that monetary policy needs to be more restrictive to bring inflation down to its 2% target and Wall Street Tanks.
184111/08/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Fed Chair Powell stated that bond yields have tightened financial conditions and have decreased further interest rate increases and Wall Street closed mixed.
184011/07/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - UBS Reports a Revenue increase of 42% and swings to a $785 million loss on Credit Swiss consolidation charges, and Wall Street closed up.
183911/07/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Popular, Inc. Report 11.07.2023
183811/07/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - Evertec, Inc. Report 11.07.2023
183711/07/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - First BanCorp. Report 11.07.2023
183611/07/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - OFG Bancorp Report 11.07.2023
183511/07/2023Birling Capital: GMS SnapShot - UBS Group AG Report 11.07.2023
183411/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Corporate earnings parade shows corporate revenues grew north of 2%, profits rose 4%, and Wall Street closed higher.
183311/06/2023The Weekly Journal - Four Predictions, Four Issues and Four Observations for 2024.
183211/06/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: 4 Predictions, 4 Issues & 4 Observations for 2024.
183111/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - US Jobs growth falls -49.49%, unemployment rises to 3.90%, a 14.70% increase in six months, and Wall Street soars.
183011/02/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Apple, Baxter, and Marriott beat expectations, durable goods orders rose 4.65%, and Wall Street soared.
182911/01/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Popular, FirstBank & Orientals Tier 1 Capital strength beat some of the worlds largest banks, Fed leaves rated unchanged, and Wall Street closed higher.
182811/01/2023Periódico El Vocero cita a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro en el artículo titulado, Retante la inversión en la industria de Salud.
182711/01/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 22 - Noviembre 2023 - Compañías Públicas de Puerto Rico Baten resultados del Tercer Trimestre 2023.
182610/31/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The expectations for the Fed to leave rates unchanged are at 100%, Pfizer and Caterpillar report earnings, and Wall Street closes higher.
182510/30/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow for the 4Q23 is at 2.30% GDP, McDonalds reports third- quarter revenue increase of 14.0%, beating estimates, and Wall Street rises.
182410/30/2023The Weekly Journal - Market Insights: Puerto Rico Public Companies Deliver Solid Q3 2023 Performance.
182310/30/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Market Insights: Puerto Rico Public Companies Deliver Solid Q3 2023 Performance.
182210/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds preferred inflation benchmark, the Personal Consumption Index, fell to 3.44%, Amazons net income rose 241.3%, and Wall Street sharply.
182110/26/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Banco Popular stock rose 7.73% as 3Q23 revenues of $693.57 million beat estimates, US GDP rose to 4.90%, and Wall Street tanked.
182010/25/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Microsoft, Alphabet, and Meta beat expectations but not enough to please investors, and Wall Street fell.
181910/24/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Corporate earnings of Coca-Cola, 3M, and the expectation from earnings of the Magnificent Seven drive Wall Street higher.
181810/23/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Top 6 U.S. banks with Total Assets of $14.12 Trillion and Revenues of $131.15 billion show strength and Wall Street closed mixed.
181710/23/2023The Weekly Journal - Trust the Cornerstone of U.S. Banks: Resilience Amid Economic Turbulence.
181610/23/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Trust the Cornerstone of U.S. Banks: Resilience Amid Economic Turbulence.
181510/20/2023Birling Capital: Presentación Covención Asociación de Hospitales: "Perspectiva Financiera para Modelos de Salud".
181410/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Oriental and FirstBank report solid 3Q earnings, and Wall Street falls.
181310/19/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Fed Chair remains resolute in returning inflation to 2%, more rate increases are coming, and Wall Street falls.
181210/18/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Housing Starts rose 7.01%; Building Permits fell -4.41%; the 30-year Mortgage rate reached 8%; and Wall Street tanks.
181110/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow for 3Q23 updated to 5.40% GDP and Wall Street closed mixed.
181010/16/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The IMF projects world growth for 2023 at 3% GDP, while Chinas growth is lowered to 5% GDP as Japanization takes hold and Wall Street rises.
180910/16/2023The Weekly Journal - The Economics of Compassion: How Humane Immigration Policies Benefit America.
180810/16/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: "The Economics of Compassion: How Humane Immigration Policies Benefit America".
180710/14/2023Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, Perspectivas Económicas: ¿Qué significaría un prime rate al 10%?
180610/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - JP Morgan Chase, Citi & Wells Fargo beat earnings estimates, and Wall Street closed mixed.
180510/12/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Consumer Price Index rose to 3.70%, ahead of the inflation Nowcast, adding more fuel for a rate increase, and Wall Street closed down.
180410/11/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Producer Price Index rose to 2.17% ahead of estimates and shows the Feds inflation fight is far from over, and Wall Street closed up.
180310/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors flight to safety over the Israel Hamas War drives U.S. Treasury yields down, and Wall Street rises.
180210/09/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Price of Oil rose 4.42% due to the Israel-Hamas War, and Wall Street closed with gains.
180110/09/2023The Weekly Journal - Navigating Economic Waters: The Consequences of a 10% Prime Rate.
180010/09/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: “Navigating Economic Waters: The Consequences of a 10% Prime Rate"
179910/07/2023Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, ¿El sueño de los emprendedores en peligro?
179810/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Jobs report shows an increase of 48.0% to rise to 336,000 new jobs, beating estimates and Wall Street rises.
179710/05/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. recession probability falls to 56.16%, a reduction of 7.67%, the GDPNow remains at 4.90%, and Wall Street falls.
179610/04/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - MAGA Extremism takes over the House, converting into an asylum, ADP Employment data fell -50.56%, and Wall Street closes with gains.
179510/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Job Openings hit 9.61 million, creating a 67.07% deficit with job seekers at 5.75 million, U.S. Treasuries rose to their highest level since 2007, and Wall Street fell.
179410/03/2023The Weekly Journal - Small Business Survival at Stake: Basel IIIs Threat to Puerto Ricos Entrepreneurs.
179310/02/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The ISM PMI rises above estimates to 49, the GDPNow is at 4.90%, and Wall Street closes Mixed.
179210/02/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 20 - Octubre 2023 - Las Pymes con limitado acceso al capital y la falta de Libertad Económica en P.R.
179109/29/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The PCE came in at 3.48% and the Core PCE at 3.88%, ahead of consensus; the U.S. Government faces a shutdown and Wall Street falls.
179009/28/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Government Shutdown: The Six Risk Factors Investors Need to Watch and Wall Street Closes Higher.
178909/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow for the third quarter was updated today to 4.90% GDP, Durable goods orders rose, and Wall Street closed down.
178809/25/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street opens the week with gains as investors assess the Feds Narrative.
178709/25/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Struggles and Opportunities: Mapping the Road to Puerto Rico’s Sustainability.
178609/23/2023Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, Las dos caras de la moneda de la política monetaria, inflación y aumentos de tasas de interés.
178509/22/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street records the worst week in the last two quarters.
178409/21/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors are concerned with an upward revision to rate projections for 2024 & 2025, with an expectation of as little as two rate cuts for next year and Wall Street tanks.
178309/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Federal Reserve Bank leaves interest rates unchanged and Increases GDP projection to 2.1% GDP for 2023, and Wall Street tanks.
178209/19/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fed is expected to leave rates unchanged; U.S. Housing starts fell - 11.33% and Wall Street closed lower.
178109/18/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street is in a holding pattern awaiting the Fed FOMC meeting rate action.
178009/18/2023The Weekly Journal - Inflation and interest rates: Two sides of the monetary policy coin.
177909/18/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Inflation and interest rates: Two sides of the monetary policy coin.
177809/15/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Index of Consumer Sentiment fell to 69.50, signaling concerns, U.S. Industrial Production rose, and Wall Street closed down.
177709/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Arm Holdings IPO surpasses expectations, closing 24.69% over its IPO Price; the European Central Bank increases rates by 25 basis points to 4%, taking rates to a restrictive territory.
177609/14/2023Periódico El Vocero entrevista a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro de Birling Capital: "Incrementa la inflación en los Estados Unidos".
177509/11/2023El Nuevo Día - Columna de Punto de Vista por Francisco Rodríguez-Castro: Libertad económica y crecimiento: la estrategia necesaria en Puerto Rico.
177409/11/2023The Weekly Journal - Charting a New Course: Puerto Ricos Vision for Economic Freedom.
177309/11/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Libertad Económica: El Camino hacia la Prosperidad para Puerto Rico.
177209/05/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Populisms Impact on Investment Climate: A Global Perspective.
177109/05/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 20 - Septiembre 2023 - Analizando El Clima de Inversión: El Impacto del Populismo Globalmente.
177009/04/2023El Nuevo Día - Decisión del San Jorge Children’s Hospital eleva a seis el total de hospitales a la venta.
176909/04/2023The Weekly Journal - Populisms Impact on Investment Climate: A Global Perspective.
176808/30/2023The Weekly Journal - Milestones in Motion: Tracing 123 Years of Electric Car Evolution.
176708/26/2023Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, Reconstruyendo a Puerto Rico.
176608/22/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Harnessing Emotional Intelligence: A Universal Guide for All Generations.
176508/21/2023The Weekly Journal - Harnessing Emotional Intelligence: A Universal Guide for All Generations.
176408/18/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Chinese Real Estate Bubble bursts with Evergrande with $340 billion in debt files for Chapter 15 Bankruptcy, and Wall Street closed mixed.
176308/18/2023Periódico El Vocero cita a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro en el artículo titulado, Preocupa la salud financiera en hospitales de Puerto Rico.
176208/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Jobless claims fell 239,000, below consensus estimates of 240,000; the 30-year mortgage rate rose to 7.04%, and Wall Street fell.
176108/16/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds Hawkish tone scares markets, while The GDPNow for the 3Q23 rose to 5.8 %, increasing 13.80%, and Wall Street fell.
176008/15/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Retail and Food Services Sales rose 135.48% to 0.73%, from 0.31% last month, and Wall Street closed down.
175908/14/2023The Spyglass Advisor: El éxito económico: Una exploración comparativa de Nueva Zelanda y Puerto Rico.
175808/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - China, the Second largest economy in the world, is in deeper trouble than most think, and Wall Street closed up.
175708/14/2023The Weekly Journal - Charting Economic Success: A Comparative Exploration of New Zealand and Puerto Rico.
175608/14/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Charting Economic Success: A Comparative Exploration of New Zealand and Puerto Rico.
175508/11/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S Producer Price Index YoY rose 400% to 0.80% from 0.16% and Wall Street Falls.
175408/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S Consumer Price Index beats estimates at 3.18%, and Core CPI falls to 4.70%; Wall Street closed higher.
175308/10/2023El Nuevo Día - Columna de Punto de Vista por Francisco Rodríguez-Castro: Aprendamos a responder en lugar de reaccionar.
175208/09/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Chinese Consumer Price Index turns negative to -0.3%, Investors digest the bank sector, and Wall Street falls.
175108/08/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Moodys downgrades or places under review 15 banks reigniting investor fears, and Wall Street closes lower.
175008/07/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Dow Jones rises 407.51 points as Berkshire Hathaway delivers a net income of $35,912 billion, beating estimates, and Wall Street closes higher.
174908/07/2023The Weekly Journal - Puerto Ricos Investment Edge: Public Companies Beat Indexes with 20.99% Return.
174808/04/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. jobs growth at 187,000 is 40.06% less than the monthly average, while Amazon and Apple beat estimates, and Wall Street closed down.
174708/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan Chase, calls the U.S. downgrade ridiculous Warren Buffett says people shouldnt worry about this and Wall Street falls.
174608/02/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Government Debt lost its second AAA rating as Fitch downgraded it to AA+, and Wall Street closed down.
174508/01/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow for the third quarter of 2023 rises to 3.90% GDP, an 11.43% increase, and Wall Street closed mixed.
174408/01/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 19 - Agosto 2023 - 12 Lecciones que Puerto Rico Debe Aprender Antes de Salir de la Quiebra.
174307/31/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street recorded its fifth straight month with gains and saw the Dow Jones rise 1,151.93 points with the Nasdaq with 558.10 points to close July.
174207/31/2023The Weekly Journal - 2 Lessons Puerto Rico Must Learn Before it Emerges from Bankruptcy.
174107/29/2023Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, Impacto económico tras cambios constantes de secretarios en las principales agencias de Puerto Rico.
174007/28/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street advances as the Feds preferred inflation measure, the PCE, fell to 2.97%, lower than its long-term average.
173907/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. second-quarter GDP rose to 2.40%, meeting the GDPNow Forecast, and Wall Street closed down.
173807/26/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fed raised the rate by 25 basis points taking rates to 5.25%-5.50%, the highest in 23 years; Wall Street closed mixed.
173707/25/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street closes higher with General Motors beating estimates, sees revenues rising 24.16% and Net Income 52.94%.
173607/24/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Dow Jones records its 11th consecutive gain rising 4,237.40 points, and Wall Street closed higher.
173507/24/2023The Weekly Journal - The Impact of Shuffling and Ever-Changing Political Appointees in Puerto Ricos Key Agencies.
173407/24/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Impact of Shuffling and Ever-Changing Political Appointees in Puerto Ricos Key Agencies.
173307/22/2023Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, Un Puerto Rico más viejo y con menor población, nos crea un reto o una oportunidad.
173207/21/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Ante un Puerto Rico más viejo y con una Población Menor, Nos crea ¿Un Reto u Oportunidad?
173107/21/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street closed mixed as American Express 2Q23 missed estimates, and the stock plummeted 6.89%.
173007/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Oriental Banks revenues rose 16.53%, Tesla and Netflix results disappointed, their stock dell more than 8%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
172907/19/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Goldman Sachs second-quarter net income fell 58%, US Housing Starts fell by -8.02%, and Wall Street closed higher.
172807/18/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Bank of America and Morgan Stanley beat earnings estimates, Green Shoots Emerge with the GDPNow at 2.40%, and Wall Street closed higher.
172707/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street rises as corporate earnings are the market focus for the week; China misses by 10% its GDP growth target reaching 6.30%.
172607/17/2023The Weekly Journal - Puerto Rico’s Older Smaller Population is an Opportunity for Growth and Change.
172507/17/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Puerto Rico’s Older Smaller Population is an Opportunity for Growth and Change.
172407/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo beat earnings estimates, the U.S. Index of Consumer Sentiment rose to 72.60, up 11.29%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
172307/13/2023El Nuevo Día - Columna de Punto de Vista por Francisco Rodríguez-Castro: El discrimen del Congreso nos cuesta $29 mil millones.
172207/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Producer Price Index fell by 51.98% to 1.09%, and Wall Street rose sharply.
172107/12/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. CPI for June was 2.97%, a whopping 36.36% better than last months, and Wall Street took flight.
172007/11/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Enfoque en el sector tecnológico y las compañías públicas de Puerto Rico para terminar el 2023.
171907/11/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - NY Feds Survey of Consumer Expectations declined to 3.8%, while the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index fell 10.3%, and Wall Street closed higher.
171807/11/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 18 - Julio 2023 - Comienza la Segunda Mitad del 2023 y la falta de mano de obra es el principal reto de las empresas.
171707/11/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: One Semester to Go, Focus on Puerto Rico Public & Tech Companies.
171607/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - GDPNow for 2Q23 rose to 2.30%, While seven companies with $11.0 trillion in market cap represent 61.33% of the Nasdaq, and Wall Street closed higher.
171507/10/2023The Weekly Journal - One Semester to Go: Focusing on Puerto Rico Public and Tech Companies.
171407/07/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. jobs growth fell 31.70%, Unemployment fell to 3.60%, and Wall Street closed down.
171307/07/2023El Nuevo Día - Columna de Punto de Vista por Francisco Rodríguez-Castro: El discrimen del Congreso federal le cuesta $29 mil millones a Puerto Rico.
171207/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - ADP Employment Change rises 86.14%, U.S. ISM Services PMI rises to 53.90, and Wall Street falls.
171107/05/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street falls as the FOMC minutes reveal the Fed will take rates higher to reach its 2% inflation target.
171007/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street closed with gains as U.S. Construction Spending rose to 0.87% and the GDPNow at 1.90% GDP.
170907/03/2023Periódico El Vocero cita a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro en el articulo titulado; "De cal y arena la desglobalización en Puerto Rico".
170807/03/2023The Weekly Journal - The US Congress healthcare discrimination towards Puerto Rico costs lives.
170707/03/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: The US Congress Healthcare Discrimination Towards Puerto Rico Costs Lives.
170606/30/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street rose as the Feds Preferred Inflation metric fell to 3.85%, decreasing 12.72%, beating estimates, and the GDPNow for 2Q23 rises to 2.20% GDP.
170506/29/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. GDP for the 1Q23 rose to 2%, a 42.85% rise from the original estimate, and Wall Street closed mostly up.
170406/29/2023El Nuevo Día - Columna de Punto de Vista por Francisco Rodríguez-Castro: La economía del conocimiento puede transformar el rumbo de Puerto Rico.
170306/28/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street closed mixed after Fed Chair Powell predicts the 2% inflation target is not reachable until 2025, and labor imbalance is still a complex challenge.
170206/27/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Fomentar el poder de la Economía del Conocimiento creando el Programa Minds@Work.
170106/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street rises as the U.S. economy shows fortitude, with New Single-Family Houses Sold increasing by 12.21% and Durable Goods New Orders rising by 45.8%.
170006/26/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street begins stock rotations as the top three key sectors deliver returns of 35.53% in technology, 33.49% in Communication Services, and 28.10% in Consumer Cyclical.
169906/26/2023The Weekly Journal - Harnessing the power of the knowledge economy creating Puerto Rico’s Minds@Work Program.
169806/26/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Harnessing the power of the knowledge economy creating Puerto Rico’s Minds@Work Program.
169706/24/2023El Nuevo Día - Columna de Punto de Vista por Francisco Rodríguez-Castro: La escasez de mano de obra: cómo resolver el principal problema de Puerto Rico.
169606/23/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies include 5 cities in Puerto Rico in their distressed list; inflation & monetary pressures take Wall Street down.
169506/22/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Bank of England raised rates by 50 basis points, surprising markets, unemployment claims remain over 260,000 for the third consecutive week, and Wall Street closed mixed.
169406/21/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Fed Chair Powell states more rate increases are on the way and rates will remain higher for longer, and Wall Street takes a dive.
169306/20/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Como Resolver la Escasez de Mano de Obra en Puerto Rico.
169206/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street closes down even with the GDPNow increasing to 1.90% GDP and Housing Starts rising 21.72%.
169106/19/2023The Weekly Journal - Addressing and solving the labor shortages in Puerto Rico.
169006/19/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Addressing & Solving the Labor Shortages in Puerto Rico.
168906/16/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street closes with losses, But the Nasdaq Composite recorded a YTD return of over 30.79%, and the S&P 500 with a YTD return of 14.85%.
168806/15/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The European Central Bank raised interest rates by 25 basis points, U.S. Retail and Food Services Sales fell, and Wall Street closed higher.
168706/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fed leaves rates unchanged but signals two more rate increases, flustering Wall Street.
168606/14/2023El Nuevo Día - Columna de Punto de Vista por Francisco Rodríguez-Castro: La desigualdad de ingresos en Puerto Rico.
168506/14/2023The Spyglass Advisor: La desigualdad de ingresos en Puerto Rico.
168406/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The CPI fell to 4.05%, down 55.29%, the lowest in 26 months; Oracles net income rose 24%, revenues reached $50 billion, and Wall Street closed up.
168306/12/2023The Spyglass Advisor: “Desaparece la crisis de Confianza de la Banca y los Bancos de Puerto Rico sólidos y con grandes rendimientos".
168206/12/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The FedWatch Tool shows that 76.9% expect no rate increase from the Fed, and Wall Street closed higher.
168106/12/2023El periódico El Vocero publica análisis de Birling Capital titulado: "Competitivo el rendimiento de las acciones en Puerto Rico".
168006/12/2023The Weekly Journal - Focusing on Puerto Ricos income inequality and poverty.
167906/12/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Focusing on Puerto Rico’s Income Inequality and Poverty.
167806/09/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Former President Trump was charged with 37 counts of mishandling classified documents; the markets await the CPI and FOMC, and Wall Street closed up.
167706/08/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Puerto Ricos public companies show a spectacular recovery, ranking #1 Popular, #3 FirstBank, #4 Evertec, and #8 Oriental against the Top U.S. Banks, and Wall Street closed up.
167606/07/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Treasury to issue $1 Trillion in treasury bills, the GDPNow for the 2Q23 rose to 2.20% GDP, and Wall Street closed mixed
167506/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Inflation Nowcast has the CPI at 4.13%, Core CPI at 5.34%, and Wall Street Closed up.
167406/05/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Kingdon of Saudi Arabia is cutting oil production by 1 million barrels daily, and Wall Street closed down.
167306/05/2023The Weekly Journal - After the bank crisis: change is inevitable, growth is optional.
167206/05/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: After the Banks Crisis, Change is Inevitable, Growth is Optional.
167106/02/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Approval of the Debt Ceiling sends Wall Street soaring, and U.S Nonfarm Payrolls rose 15.31%.
167006/01/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fiscal Responsibility Act approved by the House raising the Debt Ceiling the Senate must act before the June 5 Default Date, and Wall Street rises.
166905/31/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The number of banks on the FDICs "Problem Bank List" increased to 43, the Debt Ceiling bill is to be voted on today, and Wall Street closed down.
166805/31/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 17 - Junio 2023 - Las Pymes la columna vertebral de Puerto Rico, hoy un 77% teme por su capacidad para lograr acceso al capital y afectando la creación de empleos.
166705/30/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Debt Ceiling Compromise agreement is in a good position to be passed by Congress, and Wall Street closed mixed.
166605/30/2023The Fiscal Responsibility Act - 5.2023
166505/29/2023The Weekly Journal - The debt burden of the G20 Nations, how does the U.S. stack up?
166405/29/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Debt Burden of the G-20 Nations, How does the US Stack up?
166305/27/2023Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, "Consecuencias de no elevar el límite de endeudamiento de Estados Unidos".
166205/26/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds Preferred Inflation metric, the PCE, rose to 4.36%, worse than the GDPNow for 2Q23 is at 1.90% GDP, and Wall Street closed up.
166105/26/2023Periódico El Vocero entrevista a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro de Birling Capital sobre "La amenaza del impago de EE.UU. pone en jaque a Puerto Rico".
166005/25/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Fitch Ratings placed the United States AAA Rating on Credit Watch with a Negative Outlook, and Wall Street closed mixed.
165905/24/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Debt Ceiling negotiations hit a Roadblock, U.K. CPI fell to 8.70%, and Wall Street closed down.
165805/24/2023Fitch coloca a Estados Unidos en observación de calificación AAA con perspectiva negativa, El Vocero de Puerto Rico.
165705/23/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The June 1 U.S. Debt Limit deadline is nine days away, a default can destroy the $24 trillion market of U.S. Treasuries, and Wall Street sounds the alarm.
165605/23/2023El Nuevo Día - Columna de Punto de Vista por Francisco Rodríguez-Castro: El riesgo de no elevar el límite de endeudamiento de EEUU.
165505/22/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Debt Ceiling Negotiations paralyze Wall Street. Should the U.S. default, it could deliver the economy a $2.647 trillion hit.
165405/22/2023The Weekly Journal - Not raising the U.S. debt ceiling could cost $2.647 trillion, leading to a default and a government shutdown; what is at stake?
165305/22/2023Birling Capital: JPMorgan Chase & Co. Report May 22, 2023
165205/22/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Not Raising the U.S. Debt Ceiling can cost $2.647 Trillion, leading to a Default and Government Shutdown; What is at Stake?
165105/19/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Deere & Company earnings rose 36%, Foot Locker earnings fell 72%, and Wall Street closed down.
165005/18/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wal Mart earnings beat expectations, with sales rising 7.6%; U.S. Existing Home Sales fell -21.97% to 4.44 million from a year ago, and Wall Street closed higher.
164905/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow forecasts a 2.90% GDP for 2Q23, Target Stores beats estimates, and Wall Street closed higher.
164805/16/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Home Depot revenues fell 4.2%, a net income decreased 7.14%, declining sales guidance between 2% and 5% for 2023, and Wall Street fell hard.
164705/15/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Giant Retailers corporate earnings are on deck, Debt Ceiling Negotiations resume, and Wall Street with gains.
164605/15/2023Persisten retos operacionales para las pequeñas empresas, El Vocero de Puerto Rico
164505/15/2023The Weekly Journal - US political leaders are allowing China to overtake global economic power by 2030.
164405/15/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: US political leaders are allowing China to overtake global economic power by 2030.
164305/12/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The University of Michigans Index of Consumer Sentiment fell -9.13% while Debt-Ceiling negotiations were postponed, and Wall Street closed down.
164205/11/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Federal Reserve Economic Data reports that bank deposits are down close to 5% year over-year, the Producer Price Index Falls to 2.34%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
164105/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Consumer Price Index reading fell to 4.93% ahead of forecasts, and Wall Street closed with mixed results.
164005/09/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fed published the Survey of Salient Risk to Financial Stability, Debt Ceiling negotiation headed to the White House, and Wall Street closed down.
163905/08/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Raising the U.S. Debt Limit is critical; if Congress fails to act, a "Constitutional Crisis" would follow, and Wall Street closed mixed.
163805/08/2023The Weekly Journal [OPINION] - Without an Emotional Attachment, there is Little Political Future.
163705/08/2023The Weekly Journal - SMEs face growing labor challenges, credit crunch and evaporating confidence.
163605/08/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Small and Medium-Sized Entrepreneurs Face Growing Labor Challenges, Credit Crunch & Evaporating Confidence.
163505/08/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Without an Emotional attachment, there is little political future.
163405/05/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls fell 236,000, down - 27.61%, the Unemployment Rate declined to 3.40%, and Wall Street closed higher.
163305/04/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Short Sellers Target Two California Banks, PacWest (PACW) and Western Alliance (WAL), and have made $378.9 million in profits betting against them, and Wall Street closed down.
163205/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Ford Motor Company reported 1Q23 revenues of $41.5 billion, up 20%, U.S. Job Openings fell to 9.59 million, and Wall Street closed down.
163105/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Federal Reserve Bank Hikes rates by 25 basis points, ADP Employment Change rose to 296,000, up 108.5%, and Wall Street closed down.
163005/02/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Monthly Market Wrap Up April 2023
162905/02/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 16 - Mayo 2023 - Los 10 factores que pueden descarrilar la economía de Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico.
162805/01/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - JP Morgan Chase acquires beleaguered First Republic Bank, U.S. Recession Probability rises to 57.77%, and Wall Street closed down.
162705/01/2023The Weekly Journal - US & Puerto Rico Banks Deliver Surprising Earnings and the 10 Potholes Ahead.
162605/01/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: The US & Puerto Rico Banks delivered surprising earnings and the 10 Potholes Ahead.
162504/28/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Personal Consumption Expenditures came in higher than expected at 4.16%, First Republic Bank in big trouble, and Wall Street closed higher.
162404/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Unemployment Claims fell -6.50%, US GDP fell to 1.10%, Vehicle Sales fell -1.40%, Home Sales fell -23.25%, and Wall Street closed higher.
162304/26/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Banco Popular (BPOP) beats estimates reporting a 1Q23 Net Income of $159.0 million, EPS of $2.22, up 8.33%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
162204/25/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - First Bank (FBP) reports 1Q23 revenues of $234.4 million, up 6.38%, and Wall Street closed down.
162104/24/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The corporate earnings parade continues with 100 or more companies reporting, The Debt Ceiling on the agenda, and Wall Street closed mixed.
162004/24/2023The Weekly Journal - The Road Ahead Which Threats Will Show Up.
161904/21/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Corporate earnings continue next week with Firstbank, Popular, Inc., Evertec, Microsoft, Google, Meta, and Amazon, and Wall Street closed up.
161804/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Oriental Bank reports earnings that rose 18.83%, beating estimates; claims for Unemployment rose to 245,000, and Wall Street closed down.
161704/19/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Morgan Stanley reports revenues that beat estimates, while Netflix revenues miss estimates, and Wall Street closed mixed.
161604/19/2023Lanzan al mercado Braverología, un nuevo concepto para los negocios en Puerto Rico, El Vocero de Puerto Rico
161504/18/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Bank of America earnings rose 14%, Goldman Sachs fell 18%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
161404/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Corporate Earnings surprise, with colossal brokerage Charles Schwab increasing profits by 3.9% and Wall Street rise.
161304/17/2023The Weekly Journal - The New Normal for Puerto Rico Businesses.
161204/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo delivered better than expected earnings, U.S. Retail Sales fell 1%, and Wall Street closed down.
161104/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Producer Price Index fell 44.33% to 2.75%, Delta Airlines 1Q-23 earnings swung to a loss, and Wall Street closed higher.
161004/12/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Consumer Price Index falls to 4.98%, a 45% decrease since June 2022, and Wall Street closes down.
160904/11/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Consumer Price Index due tomorrow is expected to fall by 13.57%, Markets gear up for earnings season, and Wall Street closes mixed.
160804/11/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square Update - US and Puerto Rico Bank Earnings.
160704/11/2023The Weekly Journal - Birlings Global Market Square Highlights Upcoming Banks Earnings Season.
160604/10/2023The Spyglass Advisor: "El socialismo repartiendo equitativamente la miseria”.
160504/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow for 1Q23 rises to 2.20% GDP, the Inflation Nowcast predicts a CPI of 5.22%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
160404/10/2023The Weekly Journal - Socialism and the Equal Sharing of Misery.
160304/10/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Socialism and the equal sharing of Misery.
160204/07/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Nonfarm Payrolls fell -27.61%, the Unemployment Rate declined to 3.50%, the Labor Force Participation Rate rose to 62.60%, and Wall Street closed today.
160104/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Unemployment Claims fell -7.32%; the corporate earnings parade begins on April 14 with JP Morgan, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, and Wall Street closed up.
160004/05/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - ADP Employment Change fell - 44.44%, the GDPNow falls to 1.50%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
159904/05/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 15 - Abril 2023 - "Uncertain Times require NEW APPROACHES to face the road ahead".
159804/04/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Job Openings fell 5.98% to 9.931 million, corporate hiring hit the brakes, WTI Oil rose to $80.99, a 13.56% rise, and Wall Street closed down.
159704/04/2023The Weekly Journal - Moving from Crisis to Growth, The Road Ahead.
159604/04/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Moviendonos de Crisis a Crecimiento, ¿Cuál es el camino por delante?
159504/04/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Moving from Crisis to Growth, The Road Ahead.
159404/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow for 1Q23 was updated, falling to 1.70% GDP, a 47.1% decrease, ISM Manufacturing fell to 46.30, and Wall Street closes mixed.
159303/31/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - In the U.S. and E.U., inflation metrics fell more than expected; the US PCE fell to 5%; Eurozone inflation fell to 6.90%; and Wall Street rallied.
159203/31/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Silicon Valley Bank un caso clásico de gerencia incompetente.
159103/30/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds Vice Chair for Supervision, Michael Barr, calls SVBs failure "a textbook case of mismanagement", fears subside, and Wall Street rises.
159003/29/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors took the tech and banks stocks higher as sentiment improved, and Wall Street closed with gains.
158903/28/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Wall Street fell as investors focused on inflation and higher interest rates, while regulators favored stricter rules for banks with $100 billion in assets.
158803/27/2023Birling Capital: Deutsche Bank Report 03.27.2023
158703/27/2023Birling Capital: First Citizens BancShares, Inc. Report 03.27.2023
158603/27/2023Birling Capital: First Republic Bank Report 03.27.2023
158503/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The FDIC announcement that First Citizens Bank had agreed to buy Silicon Valley Bank eased pressure on the sector, providing some optimism, and Wall Street closed mixed.
158403/27/2023The Weekly Journal - Why Invest in Puerto Rico? Top U.S. Banks vs. Top Puerto Rico Banks, who is Ahead in 2023?
158303/27/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Comparando los principales Bancos de Estados Unidos versus Bancos de Puerto Rico, ¿Quién está al frente en el 2023?
158203/27/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Why Invest in Puerto Rico? Top U.S. Banks’ vs. Top Puerto Rico Banks’ Who is ahead in 2023?
158103/24/2023Birling Capital: Deutsche Bank Report 03.24.2023
158003/24/2023Birling Capital: First BanCorp Report 03.24.2023
157903/24/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The seek-and-destroy wrath now focuses on Deutsche Bank for no reason, and Wall Street closed up.
157803/24/2023Birling Capital: OFG Bancorp Report 03.24.2023
157703/24/2023Birling Capital: Popular Inc. Report 03.24.2023
157603/24/2023Birling Capital: UBS Group Report 03.24.2023
157503/23/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Global Markets attempted to shake off rising rates and banks turmoil, with falling claims for unemployment, and Wall Street closed up.
157403/22/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fed raises rates for the ninth time by 25 basis points, signals FOMC considered pausing, and Wall Street tanks.
157303/21/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Enfoque en los Principales Bancos de Puerto Rico, su seguridad y capitalización.
157203/21/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Banks stocks recuperate as Treasury Secretary Yellen signals additional support for smaller banks and Wall Street rose.
157103/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - UBS reaches $5 trillion in Assets Under Management and became #2 in Global Wealth Management by acquiring Credit Swiss; and Wall Street closed up.
157003/20/2023The Weekly Journal - Focusing on Puerto Ricos Top Banks Safety and Soundness.
156803/18/2023Birling Capital: PYMES 360 - El refuerzo de 15-Pasos para el Éxito Empresarial
156903/18/2023Birling Capital: PYMES 360: El refuerzo de 15-Pasos para el Éxito Empresarial
156703/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The bank market turmoil continues; First Republic Bank fell another -32.01% and - 80.88% YTD, and Wall Street closed with losses.
156603/16/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - 11 Banks deposit $30 Billion in First Republic Bank, Credit Swiss borrows $54 billion, and Merger between UBS and Credit Swiss may be in the works, taking Wall Street higher.
156503/15/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Producer Price Index fell to 4.58%, a decrease of 19.71%, Credit Swiss is on the brink of becoming a penny stock, and Wall Street closed mixed.
156403/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Consumer Price Index fell to 6.04%, in line with expectations; Moodys sees elevated risks for U.S. Bank and Wall Street closed higher.
156303/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - SVBs bankruptcy impacted the stock markets, with bank stocks under pressure and Wall Street closing mixed.
156203/13/2023The Weekly Journal - Silicon Valley Bank and a New Systemic Risk Contagion.
156103/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Jobs Growth rose to 312,000, 33.33% above estimates; SVB Bank closed by regulators impacting the banking sector and unnerving Wall Street.
156003/09/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Claims for Unemployment surprisingly increased a whopping 11.05%, investors on a holding pattern, and Wall Street closed down.
155903/09/2023Francisco Rodríguez-Castro de Birling Capital colabora con el Periódico El Vocero en la columna titulada, "Siguen cerrando más empresas emergentes".
155803/08/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. 2-year Treasury rose to 5.05%, a new high; also, U.S. Job Openings fell to 10.82 million, down -3.65, and Wall Street closed mixed.
155703/07/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - In a statement of honey-dipped in acid, Fed Chair Powell says the Fed is ready to increase rates at a faster velocity and Wall Street tanks.
155603/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Apple rises $2.80 as Goldman Sachs begins coverage with a buy rating, starting a wave of stock rotations, and Wall Street closed mixed.
155503/06/2023The Weekly Journal - The Four Conditions for a Viable Recovery.
155403/05/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Las cuatro condiciones para una recuperación viable.
155303/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. economy may continue strengthening and absorb the rate increases without falling into a recession, and Wall Street closed higher.
155203/03/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 14 - Marzo 2023 - SOLA y su cruzada para educar niñas afganas.
155103/02/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Productivity rose to 1.70%, less than expected; Eurozone Inflation fell to 8.50%, and Wall Street closed with gains.
155003/01/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. recession probability rises to 57.13%, further complicating the scenario, and Wall Street closed mixed.
154902/28/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - All Indexes close the month with losses, with the Dow Jones losing 1,429.34 points and Wall Street falls.
154802/28/2023Revista Hospitales: Discrimen congresional en fondos de Salud cuesta $29,900 millones anuales.
154702/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow for 1Q23 rises to 2.80%, up 75% since January, Pending Home Sales in the U.S. fell -33.76%, and Wall Street closed up.
154602/27/2023The Weekly Journal - The 5 Key Takeaways for 2023 from Warren Buffet’s Annual Letter.
154502/24/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds Preferred inflation metric, the Core PCE Price Index, rose to4.71%, a dire setback for the Fed, the U.S. economy, and Wall Street falls.
154402/23/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Vehicle Sales rose to 16.20 million, a 16.79% increase; Unemployment claims fell -1.54%, and Wall Street closed up.
154302/22/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - St. Louis Fed President Bullard advocates for a more aggressive interest rate campaign, and Wall Street closed mixed.
154202/21/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Walmart and The Home Depot report strong earnings but provide a weaker than expected guidance for 2023, and Wall Street plummets.
154102/21/2023The Spyglass Advisor: ¿Hacia dónde se dirigen la economía, la inflación, las tasas de interés, los mercados laborales y de valores?
154002/20/2023The Weekly Journal - Where are the economy, inflation, interest rates, labor, and stock markets headed?
153902/20/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Where are the economy, inflation, interest rates, labor, and stock markets headed?
153802/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Two Fed officers turned bearish, the GDPNow forecast for the 1Q23 rose to 2.5%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
153702/16/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Producer Price Index fell to 6.03% less than forecast, adding to the inflation fears; unemployment claims fell 0.51%, and Wall Street closed down.
153602/15/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow Forecast for 1Q23 GDP rose to 2.40%, U.S. Sales rose to 2.96%, and Wall Street closed higher.
153502/14/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Consumer Price Index falls to 6.41%, much less than forecast, and Wall Street closed mixed.
153402/14/2023The Weekly Journal - U.S. Congress discrimination costs the Puerto Rico healthcare ecosystem $29.9 billion per year.
153302/14/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: The $29.9 billion per year discrimination from Congress to Puerto Rico’s Healthcare Ecosystem.
153202/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors await tomorrows CPI reading, expecting another blow to inflation and Wall Street rises.
153102/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Index of Consumer Sentiment rose to 66.40, Russia cuts oil production for Europe by 500,000 barrels per day, and Wall Street closed down.
153002/09/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - High Yields Bonds are yielding 8%; its time to look into them; Unemployment claims rise 7.10%, and Wall Street tanks.
152902/08/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Disney surpassed earnings estimates with profits rising 11%, announced a significant restructuring plan to save $5.5 billion, and closed Wall Street.
152802/07/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Fed Chair Powel states that the disinflationary process of getting inflation down has begun, and Wall Street rallies.
152702/07/2023The Weekly Journal - President Biden’s government progress index rises to 31.9% at the two year mark.
152602/07/2023Índice de Progreso Gubernamental de Birling Capital: Analiza los primeros dos años del presidente Biden.
152502/07/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: Government Progress Index measure President Biden Two Years in office.
152402/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The 10-year Treasury yield rises to 3.63% and takes Wall Street Down.
152302/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - US Jobs growth increases 178% above estimates, and the unemployment rate falls to a 54-year low and Wall Street falls.
152202/02/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors push stock and bonds higher predicting rates have peaked and Wall Street closed higher.
152102/01/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fed Raises Rates by 25 basis points, U.S. Recession Probability rose to 47.31%, and Wall Street closed higher.
152002/01/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 13 - Febrero 2023 - Puerto Rico ante un panorama Transformacional.
151901/31/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The International Monetary Fund upgraded its global growth projection for 2023 to 2.9%, Corporate earnings riser, and Wall Street closed higher.
151801/30/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors await the FOMC meeting that could take rates 25-basis points higher, a whole week of corporate earnings, and Wall Street closed down.
151701/30/2023The Weekly Journal - Thoughts on The Keys of Investing and the what 2023 brings.
151601/30/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Parabolic Earnings of Puerto Ricos Banks.
151501/27/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds Preferred Inflation metric, the Core PCE Price Index, fell to 4.42%, the smallest increase since October 2021, and Wall Street closed higher.
151401/26/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Oriental & Popular delivered full-year 2022 results that beat estimates, with net income growth in the double digits, and Wall Street closed higher.
151301/25/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Tesla sells 1,313,851 million Cars and SUVs, with revenues increasing 51%, net income 128%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
151201/24/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. officially surpassed its debt limit of 31.4 trillion, Corporate earnings were mixed, and Wall Street closed with mixed results.
151101/23/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The investor sentiment is betting that the Federal Reserve Bank would reduce its interest rate pace to 25 basis points, and Wall Street closes higher.
151001/23/2023The Weekly Journal - A deep review of the top six U.S. banks.
150901/23/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: An MRI of the Top U.S. Banks
150801/20/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Google to lay off 12,000 employees, pushing tech sector layoffs to 72,000, U.S. Existing home sales fell 33.99% year-over-year, and Wall Street closed higher.
150701/19/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Claims for unemployment fell -7.32%; Housing starts fell to 1.382 million, and Wall Street closed lower.
150601/18/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Retail Sales for December fell hard by -1.13%, the Producer Price Index fell to 6.24%, and Wall Street dropped sharply.
150501/17/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Goldman Sachs revenues fell 20%, missing expectations, Chinas GDP fell to 3.90%, down 52%, and Wall Street closed with mixed results.
150401/16/2023Periódico El Vocero entrevista a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro de Birling Capital sobre "Puerto Rico de cara ante una posible recesión global".
150301/16/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Year of the Rabbit is in peril, and inflation is heading down.
150201/13/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The University of Michigan Index of Consumer Sentiment rose to 64.60, above expectations, and Wall Street closed higher.
150101/12/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Consumer Price Index falls to 6.45%, ahead of forecasts, Unemployment Claims fall, and Wall Street closed higher.
150001/11/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Definiendo el 2023 con grandes retos y mayores oportunidades.
149901/11/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The CPI consensus estimates range between 6.64% and 6.50%, the Corporate Earnings Parade begins later in the week, and Wall Street closed higher.
149801/10/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow was updated rising to 4.10%, Bank earnings reporting this week are expected to beat estimates and Wall Street closed up.
149701/09/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - All Eyes are expecting Thursdays CPI, the current Inflation Nowcast for the CPI at 6.64%, and Wall Street closed with mixed results.
149601/09/2023THINK STRATEGICALLY: 2023 becomes a turning point, in life & investments.
149501/06/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.50%, with 223,000 new jobs created beating estimates, and Wall Street flies taking the Dow Jones up 700.53 points.
149401/05/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - More robust than expected jobs growth spooks investors as the Fed may be tempted to increase rates faster, and Wall Street closed down.
149301/04/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The ISM Manufacturing PMI Fell Below the desired threshold to 48.40 the Fed signals more rate increases and Wall Street Closes Up.
149201/04/2023Como el campo de distorsión de la realidad impactó a empresas favorecidas en la pandemia, El Foro de Puerto Rico
149101/04/2023The Spyglass Advisor: Cómo el campo de distorción de la realidad impactó a empresas favorecidas en la pandemia.
149001/03/2023Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Recession Probability rises to 38.06%, and Wall Street begins the year with losses.
148901/03/2023The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 12 - Enero 2023 - 5 Temas y 5 Respuestas que definen el 2023.
148812/30/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - For 2022 the Dow Jones lost 3,191.05 points, Nasdaq lost 5,178.46 points, and the S&P lost 926.68 points registering Wall Streets worst year since 2008.
148712/29/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Unemployment Claims rise 4.17%, showing a cooling of labor markets and Wall Street Rises.
148612/28/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors stage a massive asset rotation as they look ahead to 2023 economic data, and Wall Street closed sharply lower.
148512/28/2022THINK STRATEGICALLY: Companies that ventured into the Reality Distortion Field
148412/27/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Retail Gas Prices fell to $3.234 per gallon, decreasing -36.68% from its year highs, and Wall Street closed mixed.
148312/23/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds preferred inflation index, the PCE reading, misses consensus estimates of 5.18%, coming in at 5.54%, and Wall Street closes with gains.
148212/22/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. third-quarter GDP was revised to 3.20%; U.S. vehicle sales rose 9.61%, and Wall Street and Wall Street closed down.
148112/21/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Nike earnings beat expectations, and its stock rose 13.25%; U.S. Existing Home Sales fell 35.39%, and Wall Street closed sharply up.
148012/20/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow forecast for the fourth quarter is now 2.70%, Building permits fell by 170,000, and Wall Street closes with gains snapping a fourday losing streak.
147912/19/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Gas Prices fell to $3.35 below their level one year ago, and the Wall Street sell-off continues.
147812/16/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow forecast for 4Q22 is currently at 2.8%, and Wall Street fell hard.
147712/06/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The GDPNow forecast updated, showing a 3.4% GDP for the fourth quarter of 2022, a 17.65% increase, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon predicts a recession, and Wall Street falls sharply.
147612/06/2022The Weekly Journal - The key to adjusting to any culture is just one word, Ethnocentrism.
147512/05/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The ISM Services PMI rose to 56.50, ahead of estimates, Durable Goods New Orders rose to 1.08%, and Wall Street began the week with losses.
147412/05/2022THINK STRATEGICALLY: The 8 market developments that may alter Wall Streets year-end.
147312/02/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. jobs report of 263,000 is better than estimates, the GDPNow was updated to 2.8% GDP, and Wall Street closed with mixed results.
147212/01/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds Preferred inflation metric, the Core PCE, is 4.98% below last months, and Wall 17 months, and Wall Street closed mixed.
147112/01/2022The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 11 - Diciembre 2022 - 8 métricas claves al despedir el 2022 y apuntar al 2023.
147011/30/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Federal Reserve Chair Powell to moderate the pace of interest rate hikes, Eurozone inflation falls for the first time in 17 months, and Wall Street rallies.
146911/29/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Fed Chair Powells speech at the Brookings Institution may provide insight, with investors in a holding pattern Wall Street closed mixed.
146811/28/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - BlockFi files for bankruptcy, making it the sixth crypto company in a row. Is this asset class headed to zero? Wall Street closed lower.
146711/25/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Walmart moves to number one in Black Friday Sales search, dethroning Amazon, ranking fourth, and Wall Street closed mixed.
146611/25/2022Periódico El Vocero publica columna de Francisco Rodríguez-Castro titulada, Finaliza el 2022, ¿qué debemos esperar?
146511/23/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - US Consumer Sentiment falls by 5.18%, Unemployment Claims rise by 7.62% and Wall Street closed higher.
146411/22/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Supreme Court allows release of President Trumps Tax Returns, Cleveland Fed President Mester says inflation data looks promising, and Wall Street closed higher.
146311/22/2022THINK STRATEGICALLY: Being Vigilant of the 7 Benchmarks to end 2022 - Caribbean Business
146211/21/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Disney board ousts CEO Bob Chapek and rehires longtime Chairman & CEO Bob Iger, and Wall Street closed with losses.
146111/18/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - 96% of all S&P 500 companies report 2.23% growth showing solid earnings power, and Wall Street closed higher.
146011/17/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - St. Louis Fed President Bullard states that the aggressive interest rate campaign has not dented inflation enough, Unemployment claims fell - 1.77%, and Wall Street closed down.
145911/16/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Target Stores misses estimates while forecasting a slow holiday season, impacting several retailers stocks, and Wall Street closed down.
145811/15/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Walmart and Home Depot reported third-quarter earnings that surpassed estimates, and Wall Street closed higher.
145711/15/2022El Índice de Progreso Gubernamental de Birling Capital: Evaluación de Septiembre de 2022 del Gobernador Pierluisi, El Vocero de Puerto Rico
145611/14/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Fed could soon slow down its interest rate pace, and Wall Street closed lower.
145511/14/2022THINK STRATEGICALLY: Inflation Heading Down, What Happens Now? - Caribbean Business
145411/11/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The U.S. Index of Consumer Sentiment fell - 8.68%, the United Kingdom GDP fell 50%, and Wall Street closed the week with solid gains.
145311/10/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Consumer Price Index falls to 7.75%, better than anticipated, and Wall Street rallies, recording the best trading day in two years.
145211/10/2022THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Six Factors to Expect during the end of 4Q22 - Caribbean Business
145111/10/2022Índice de Progreso del Gubernamental de Birling Capital: Evaluación del Gobernador Pierluisi Septiembre 2022
145011/09/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - With all eyes on the Consumer Price Index, The Red Wave turned out to be a small ripple, and Wall Street closed with losses.
144911/08/2022THINK STRATEGICALLY: US Congress Discrimination affecting the Puerto Rico’s Healthcare Ecosystem - Caribbean Business
144811/08/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - All eyes are on the results of the mid-term elections to control Congress, and Wall Street closes with gains.
144711/07/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The most recent inflation forecast places the CPI at 8.09%, PCE at 6.15%, and Wall Street closed with gains.
144611/04/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls fell -17.14% to 261,000, with unemployment increasing to 3.70%, and Wall Street closed with gains.
144511/03/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Federal Reserve signals it will continue to increase rates until inflation reaches 2% and Wall Street closes down.
144411/03/2022Vínculo entre tasa de interés y valor corporativo, El Vocero de Puerto Rico
144311/02/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Federal Reserve Bank increases rates by 75 basis points taking rates to a 14-year high and Wall Street falls sharply.
144211/01/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Job Openings rose to 10.72 million; the Manufacturing PMI fell to 50.20, and Wall Street closed down.
144111/01/2022The Zenith Investor Volumen 3 Edición 10 - Noviembre 2022 - Se aleja la recesión de la Economía de Estados Unidos al reportar un PIB 2.60%, ¿Qué es lo próximo?
144010/31/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Chicago PMI falls to 45.70, signaling contraction; Investors are focused on the FOMC meeting, and Wall Street fell.
143910/31/2022Los Bancos de Puerto Rico reportan ganancias que sacan la bola del Parque, El Foro de Puerto Rico
143810/28/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Feds preferred inflation metric, the Core Personal Consumption Expenditures Index, rose 0.5%, in line with estimates, Apple stock increased 7.56%, and Wall Street closed up.
143710/27/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Apple sees quarterly revenues rise to $90.1 billion, beating estimates, the U.S. GDP rose to 2.60%, and Wall Street closed mixed.
143610/27/2022El Discrimen del Congreso de los Estados Unidos hacia Puerto Rico afecta el Ecosistema de Salud, El Foro de Puerto Rico
143510/26/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Banco Popular blew earnings expectations revenues rising to $1.01 billion, with Net Income increased by 99.81%, and GDPNow estimate rises to 3.1%.
143410/25/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - FirstBank Puerto Rico revenues increased by 9.63%, while the Case-Shiller Composite Home Price Index fell 18.16%.
143310/25/2022El periódico El Vocero publica presentación durante la convención de la Asociación de Hospitales de Puerto Rico titulada, "En riesgo el sistema de salud de la Isla".
143210/24/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Great Corporate earnings surprises take Wall Street for a ride up.
143110/21/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - OGF Bancorp. sees revenues rise 16.4%, walloping estimates, the GDPNow rises to 2.90% for the 3Q22, and Wall Street closed with gains.
143010/20/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - U.S. Treasury Ten-year note closes at 4.24%, the highest since 2008; Unemployment Claims fall -5.31% ahead of estimates, and Wall Street closed down.
142910/20/2022THINK STRATEGICALLY: Banks Fight Reversing Development.
142810/19/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Investors are unable to keep the rally going as European economic data was dismal and the U.S. Treasuries climb higher.
142710/19/2022El Nuevo Día - Cita a Francisco Rodríguez-Castro en el artículo "Orlando Health compra el hospital Sabanera Health en Dorado".
142610/18/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - More robust than expected corporate earnings and the reversal of the UK Tax cuts move markets up.
142510/18/2022Los bancos luchan contra la tendencia al desarrollo inversor, El Foro de Puerto Rico
142410/17/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Bank of Americas Net Income rises 12.6%, and Charles Schwabs Net Income increases 32%, taking Wall Street for a rally.
142310/15/2022El Nuevo Día - Artículo sobre la situación de los hospitales en Puerto Rico.
142210/14/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Index of Consumer Sentiment rose to 59.80, while Retail Sales MoM fell to - 0.00%, and Wall Street fell.
142110/13/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - A more significant than-expected Consumer Price Index of 8.20% shakes markets, unemployment claims rise 4.11%, and Wall Street increases dramatically.
142010/12/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The Producer Price Index at 8.54% is higher than estimates, while the FOMC minutes show a firm commitment to fight inflation and Wall Street Falls further.
141910/12/2022The Weekly Journal - What used to be good news is now bad news, taking another look at market.
141810/11/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - The IMF Global Growth forecast is now 3.20%, down from 4.50%, a 29% decrease; the U.S. downgraded to 1.60%, decreasing 60%, and Wall Street closed down.
141710/11/2022Las Buenas Noticias son, de pronto Malas Noticias, otro vistazo a los mercados, El Foro de Puerto Rico.
141610/10/2022Birling Capital: Global Market Square - Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke was awarded the Nobel Prize; while JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon predicts a U.S. recession within six months, Wal