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Posts Tagged With 'interest rates'

Rosey Job Numbers Hide Some Disturbing Issues

Stocks surged on Friday after the better-than-expected jobs report came in for the month of May. However, in light of the dismal report released the month before in May, investors may be a little skittish in making sound investment decisions based on these reports. The number of jobs created during the month of June increased Continue reading →

Protect Your Nest Eggs With a Bond Ladder

On Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that interest rates could be raised next month depending on a wide range of factors that can show whether or not the nation’s economy is improving. In the meantime, investors continue to look for the best ways to spend their money, especially people who are tucking away Continue reading →

Avoid Pure Plays in Banking For Now

This week, the bulk of the firms in the financial sector are wrapping up the reporting of their earnings for the first quarter. And whether it be to your dismay, surprise or pleasure, the numbers they are reporting are not as bad as what had been anticipated. Most of the big banks reported last week, Continue reading →

Gerald Celente on interest rate hike a few days before the hike and recession

Gerald Celente – publisher of the Trends Journal – talking about the US economy. Gerald explains what kind of effect Fed hikes will have on currencies, markets and the global economy at large. And he gives us his take on what’s happening with oil plus much, much more as outlined in his latest Trends Journal. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin December 15, 2015

Is FED going to raise rates tomorrow?

I have been a longtime proponent of an idea that FED will not raise rates at all although they have been talking about it for the entire year. They simply cannot afford doing it. I always said that interest rates is a tool to cool the economy and prevent it from overheating. It is a Continue reading →

Posted by Martin September 26, 2015

To Raise, or Not To Raise,

When Will The United States Federal Reserve Tell Us? The world awaits. To raise or not to raise interest rates, that is the question for the United States Federal Reserve. For months now, forecasters and traders all around the globe have been reacting to the hint that the United States will enact their first interest Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 17, 2015

Yellen Almost Admits Fed Not Ready to Raise Rates

  Peter Schiff’s report on Yellen’s talk about interest rates. Interesting video basically explaining why FED will not increase the rates and that all the talk is just a pretend of rates hike to make it look like FED wants to do it. If the recovery was really so good to justify the rates hike, Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 27, 2015

FED Conundrum

Sometimes I like to be wrong in my market move expectations. Like today. I expected the market to move lower yet it moved up. It recovered almost all losses from yesterday. I have a few long positions so it obvious that I wanted to be wrong in my expectations. It looks like, we have experienced Continue reading →

Posted by Martin March 18, 2015

FED frenzy

FED announced that the interest rates hike is unlikely although they removed the word “patient” from their report. The market spiked up in seconds. It went from 2061 to 2080 in a few seconds. I was able to open a bull call spreads expiring tomorrow and next week for this spike as well as one Continue reading →