Will We See a Recession This Year?

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: It’s been close to nine years since our economy recovered from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Investors are becoming concerned that rising interest rates will lead our economy back into another recession. The econ
Read More

After Summer Slumber, Volatility Returns

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: The market is facing a dilemma based on mixed information and an uncertain political landscape. On the one hand, economic data is neither weak nor strong enough to make the choice to raise interest rates easy for policymakers. On the othe
Read More

Has The Fed Lost Its Credibility?

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: The Fed once again chose to keep interest rates at current levels, which is frustrating given how far we have come since the depths of the financial crisis. Unemployment and inflation have dramatically improved, so many investors were exp
Read More

Stop The Madness

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Financial news networks are addicted to the rising interest rate story, but the timing of the first interest rate hike since 2006 is meaningless to a long-term investor. The real concern is the velocity of subsequent rate hikes, but the F
Read More

Time To Rip Off The Band-Aid

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: The Fed’s monetary policy of artificially low interest rates was enacted to help our economy recover after the financial crisis but has mostly failed to do so. Zero interest rate levels rarely helps those investors who rely on income from
Read More

When Will Interest Rates Rise?

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Conservative investors are anxious to return to the days when bank CDs and money market funds could be used to generate low-risk returns. Although it’s impossible to time when the Fed will move to raise interest rates, it’s likely not hap
Read More

The Days Of Easy Income Are Over

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Income seekers are anxious to return to the days where ultra-safe investments were used to generate enough income to pay their living expenses. As the Fed continues to wind down their bond-buying program that has helped keep interest rate
Read More