Brace for a Bumpy Ride

Brace for a Bumpy Ride

The Markets There was some unwelcome information in recent economic data that caused markets to reassess expectations: Inflation didn’t fall as fast as expected. The Consumer Price Index showed inflation rose 6.4 percent, year-over-year in January. That was an...
The Cycle of Inflation

The Cycle of Inflation

The Markets The vicious cycle of inflation continues. We recently learned that pay increases at central banks in many parts of the world won’t keep pace with inflation. As a result, their employees may not be able to maintain the standards of living they had before...
The Year’s End

The Year’s End

WHAT WILL THE YEAR-END BRING? Throughout 2022, the United States Federal Reserve has been trying to slow inflation by putting the brakes on the U.S. economy. So far, the Fed has raised rates six times, but the economy continues to grow. Last week, the Bureau of...
Riding Out The Storm

Riding Out The Storm

It continues to be a challenging time with the downturn of the market and with inflation of the economy, causing interest rate hikes. History proves that corrections in markets are always followed by a positive market. We are in one of those periods, together, where...
The Markets

The Markets

Here are some quick snippets of the latest financial news … Despite signs that inflation is slowing, Fed officials emphasized their commitment to a tightening policy to lower inflation. It was anticipated a third consecutive rate hike of 75 basis points. That event...