MONETARY POLICY:  RISING INTEREST RATES

MONETARY POLICY: RISING INTEREST RATES

April 2018 The US Federal Reserve (the Fed) is shrinking its balance sheet this year by not replacing some of the maturing bonds in its portfolio. However, central banks in Europe and Japan continue to print record amounts of money to purchase bonds. Consequently,...
AS THE FUTURE CHANGES: WHERE TO INVEST

AS THE FUTURE CHANGES: WHERE TO INVEST

April 2018 Inflation and interest rates should continue to increase as increased lending, repatriated funds, lower taxes, higher government spending and rising consumer spending add to economic growth. In general, this environment is good for the stock prices of...