Robot Sales See Record North American Growth for Third-Straight Quarter

For the third-straight quarter, robot sales in North America hit a record high, driven by a resurgence in sales to automotive companies and an ongoing need to manage increasing demand to automate logistics for e-commerce. According to the Association for Advancing Automation, of the 12,305 robots sold in Q2 2022, 59% of the orders came […]

Consumers Shifting Back to Used Vehicles as Inventory Shortages Continue

The automotive market is still facing shortages of inventory, so consumers are turning to the used market. Experian’s Report on the Automotive Finance Market: Q2 2022 shows that 61.78% of vehicle financing was for used cars, up from 58.48% during Q2 2021. All credit tiers saw a shift to used vehicles, but near prime saw the greatest increase, […]

Survey Suggests Americans are Worried about Outliving Savings

Results of the “2022 RIA Protected Accumulation + Retirement Income Survey” revealed that 82 percent of Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) agree that clients are concerned about outliving their retirement savings, and 64 percent agree that clients worry about retiring on time. Despite this, the survey also suggests that RIAs may not have a clear plan […]