Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 03/11/2024

According to Merriam-Webster, English speakers are now allowed to end a sentence with a preposition. Will they tackle the Oxford comma controversy next? In this edition: the latest from Jerome Powell, part one of a three-part series on the Fed’s federal fund rates, and Rocket ProSM TPO’s first All Access of 2024! Fuel Up! 🚀   […]

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March 08, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 03/04/2024

Is dynamic pricing coming soon to the Wendy’s menu? Whether it’s surge pricing during busier times or lower prices to encourage customers to buy targeted foods, just remember: words matter in advertising.  In this edition: big news for Rocket Pro TPO partners, the month’s review of major housing data and ‘Leaplings’ finally get a chance […]

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February 29, 2024

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 08/12/23

Rest easy, citizens of Lake Tahoe. Hank the Tank, a bear responsible for 21 home break-ins since 2022, has been captured and moved to a wildlife sanctuary.  In this edition, July CPI data is released, credit card debt continues to rise, and investors gain a little more confidence in the economy.  Fuel Up! 🚀 Hey Fawaz! 👋 […]

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August 14, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 08/05/23

We’ve all received (and ignored) spam calls, but what about spam texts? Turns out that 97% of spam texts are read within 15 minutes of delivery – the bots are getting smarter.  In this edition, the United States’ credit rating downgrade, July jobs and what it all means for the economy.  Fuel Up! 🚀 Originator Connect | […]

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August 07, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 07/29/23

The Comedy Pet Photo Award finalists have been announced – are you more like this dog or this cat today?  In this edition, the Fed decides on rates, Barbenheimer hits theaters and more!  Fuel Up! 🚀 FOMC Hikes Rates .25% On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve unanimously raised rates to 5.25% – 5.5%, the highest mark in 22 years. The next decision for […]

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July 31, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 07/22/23

Looking to make a few extra bucks? Believe it or not, people have made decent cash streaming themselves playing online slot machines, you know, in case you get tired of watching your favorite coin flipping stream.  Fuel Up! 🚀 Economic Calendar Roundup Several important indicators dropped this week, just a week before the Federal Reserve meets to […]

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July 24, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 07/15/23

Stoke the artisan campfires and break out the gold-laced s’mores, because billionaires from across the world have descended upon Sun Valley, Idaho, for this year’s “billionaire summer camp.”  In normal-person news, inflation and consumer sentiment results dropped this week, plus vital data about the health of the housing market.  Fuel Up! 🚀 Large Cities Continue […]

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July 17, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 07/08/23

The Major League Baseball Home Run Derby takes place in Seattle on July 10. Last year, baseball’s top sluggers hit 22.9 miles worth of home runs during the derby, which if laid end to end would span the entire Long Island Sound between New York and Connecticut. Can they beat that mark this year?  Fuel […]

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July 10, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 07/01/23

Joey Chestnut consumed over 18,000 calories from 63 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes last year – see how investment firms are doing their best Chestnut impression by gobbling up housing inventory like it’s a Fourth of July barbecue.  Fuel Up! 🚀 Bow Tie Day At The Rocket Mortgage Classic  In memory of Nick […]

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July 03, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 06/24/23

Jerome Powell announced this week that June’s rate hike pause will likely be temporary and that two more hikes may be in our future by 2024.  How can your clients take advantage of the news?  Fuel Up! 🚀 Economic Calendar Roundup It was a big week in economic news!  Housing starts skyrocketed 21.7% month-over-month in May, […]

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June 26, 2023