Category Archives: Investing

The Fed Just Printed More Money Than Bitcoin’s Entire Market Cap

Anyone worried about federal spending? Maybe we all should be. More money in circulation may be good for President Trump’s re-election campaign – but may not be so good for regular citizens who have their money in savings accounts. – … Continue reading

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Fed loses control of its own interest rate as it cut rates — ‘This just doesn’t look good’

Patti Domm of CNBC – As the Fed was meeting to consider cutting interest rates, it lost control of the very benchmark rate that it manages. It’s been a rough week in the overnight funding market, where interest rates temporarily … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Reserve, Finance, Investing

Fed gets more divided as three members vote against rate cut

Patti Domm of CNBC – The Fed has become increasingly divided with three officials voting against the Fed’s quarter point cut to the fed funds target rate range. It was the first time in three years that three voting members … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Federal Reserve, Finance, Investing

This Stock Market Rally Has Everything, Except Investors

Companies keep buying huge quantities of their own shares, propelling prices higher even as pensions, mutual funds and individuals sit on their hands. Armchair investors have been selling stock. So have pension funds and mutual funds, as well as a … Continue reading

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5 ways the Fed’s interest rate decisions affect you

Sarah Foster of Bankrate – You don’t want to hit the snooze button when the Federal Reserve decides to raise or lower rates. The central bank of the U.S. – also known as the Fed – is charged by Congress … Continue reading

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