Is the Fed Right?

Is the Fed Right?

Since the start of this year, many commentators and analysts have been asking this very question – Is the Fed getting it right? They continue with more questions: Are interest rates being raised too fast? When will rates decrease? Will high interest rates drive the...
The Impact of the Federal Reserve on the Stock Markets.

The Impact of the Federal Reserve on the Stock Markets.

At an economic policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said, “Price stability is the responsibility of the Federal Reserve and serves as the bedrock of our economy. Without price stability, the economy does not work for anyone....
Declines in April and Continued Market Volatility

Declines in April and Continued Market Volatility

May 5, 2022 April Declines News headlines described the April returns of the S&P 500 as “the worst April returns in 30 years.” Although that may be correct, in the past 30 years, we have seen months with greater declines greater than April 2022. And let’s not...
Preparing for Volatility or a Recession

Preparing for Volatility or a Recession

The stock market has been volatile so far this year. We have seen days with the major US averages closing with gains or declines of 2% several times already this year. With the headlines dominated by the Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates, the highest...