Almost At The Finish Line - Why The Fed Won't Taper
The Debt Ceiling Debate Is Just One Small Obstacle
The Bernanke Bust: Shoot Blanks At The Stock Market
Last Wednesday, Ben Bernanke kept the juice flowing. He did not withdraw any of the $85 billion the Federal Reserve has been printing each month. This shocked the markets, sending stocks sharply higher initially. However, within days of the pop, the stock market finds itself lower than prior to the announcement. Why? ...
History Suggests That Bernanke Is Afraid To Taper QE-3
Taper vs No Taper – Let's Meet Somewhere In The Middle
Day 20: Market Environment Created by Monetary Policy
The Japanese Nikkei 225 continues to hold above 13,000, but with the index still up 56% from its recent low in mid-October, I continue to advise you to look elsewhere. The index was down 23% after its recent correction, but it has rallied four percent since. Even so, I would avoid Japanese stocks. (Read “Why Nikkei Sell-Off May Foreshadow Things to Come.”)
Housing Market’s On Fire; Why It’s Not Time to Buy
How the Coming Shift in Monetary Policy Will Affect Your Investments
Divergence Between the S&P 500 and Current Economic Recovery Grows; Are Investors Too Optimistic?
Junk Bond Demand Soars: Is This the Time to Be Raising Cash?
With the aggressive monetary policy plan implemented by the Federal Reserve in place, it’s not just retirees who are seeking yield and can’t find it; large institutional funds are in the same predicament.