Tagged: inflation

Fed Stands Pat on Bond Purchases

Market Digest – Week Ending 9/20 A double shot of Fed related news boosted capital markets this week. On Monday, Lawrence Summers withdrew his name for consideration for Fed Chairman,…

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Stocks Rally on Jobs Report

Market Digest – Week Ending 5/3 Stocks surged this week as jobs growth for April exceeded expectations, home prices spiked, the ECB cut rates, and Italy successfully formed a…

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Gold Continues Slide; S&P Falls 2%

Market Digest – Week Ending 4/19 It was a dramatic week for the country and the capital markets. The appalling bombing at the Boston marathon was a stark reminder that stability is…

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The Seven Deadly Investor Sins

Every investor makes mistakes. While some are relatively harmless, others have the potential to be disastrous. There’s a good chance you are in better financial shape than you realize,…

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Looking for Blue-Chip Income? Skip the Bond, Buy the Dividend

Let’s face it, income investing can be a challenge these days. With the Federal Reserve on record as saying it intends to keep the Federal Funds rate at zero for another 18 months or so,…

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Hooked on Bonds? 4 Cautionary Tactics for 2012

We’re three years past the bear-market bottom and investors are showing no signs of warming up to stocks. From 2009 through 2011 a net $175 billion was yanked from stock mutual funds,…

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The Financial Index: Monday, Feb. 27

The Financial Index is Daily Capital’s roundup of our Editor’s Picks for the day — featured trends and market analysis from around the Web. Gas Prices Signal Tsunami of…

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The Financial Index: Thursday, Feb. 16

The Financial Index is Daily Capital’s roundup of our Editor’s Picks for the day — featured trends and market analysis from around the Web. US Dollar to Benefit from Sticky Price…

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The Financial Index: Thursday, Feb. 2

The Financial Index is Daily Capital’s roundup of our Editor’s Picks for the day — featured trends and market analysis from around the Web. Fed’s Bernanke Testifies Before House; USD…

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The Financial Index: Wednesday, Jan. 25

The Financial Index is Daily Capital’s roundup of our Editor’s Picks for the day – featured trends and market analysis from around the Web. Fed Targets 2% Inflation Value Walk: The…

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Inflation: Beware What Looms Ahead

Concerns over inflation have faded into the background, and to be sure, core inflation is still only modest. But don’t tune out completely. A significant amount of liquidity has been…

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Is the Economy Suffering From Acute Misdiagnosis?

In case you missed it, Harvard’s Kenneth Rogoff makes a compelling argument about why some inflation may be good in the current economic environment. It’s always dangerous to say “this…

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