April 10th, 2017

Implied Forward Interest Rate

March 16th, 2017

The Fed Rate Hike

The U.S. Federal Reserve Board’s Open Market Committee just raised the Fed Funds rate from 0.75% to 1.00%—the second rate hike in three months. These recent increases to the federal interest rate may be causing you to ask what you should do with your investment portfolio in light of this change. The answer: nothing. First … Continue reading “The Fed Rate Hike”

December 16th, 2016

Higher Rates: The Tempest in the Teapot

After months of speculation, the Federal Reserve Board (the Fed) decided to raise its benchmark interest rate this week. The U.S. economy is humming along, the stock market is booming and the unemployment rate has fallen faster than anybody expected. The incoming Trump administration has promised lower taxes and a $550 billion infrastructure investment which … Continue reading “Higher Rates: The Tempest in the Teapot”