Tag: federal reserve

Should You Invest In P2P Lending?

Should You Invest In P2P Lending?

Thanks to the Fed’s zero interest rate policy, the inflation-adjusted yields banks offer on FDIC-insured certificates of deposit and savings accounts have been close to negative for years. However, a quiet revolution has been going on for some time now […]

10 Potential “Black Swans” In 2017

10 Potential “Black Swans” In 2017

We’ve reached that wonderful time of year when financial pundits pull out their forecaster hats and take a crack at the future. This time the exercise is particularly interesting because we’re at several turning points. Any one of them could […]

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Rebuild the Fed From The Bottom Up

The presidency of Donald Trump will present the opportunity to reshape the Federal Reserve from the outside in. Though many proposals have been floated in recent years, the call to eradicate the Fed altogether is neither reasonable nor wise. That […]