Tag: Janet Yellen

Volatility: A Misleading Measure Of Risk

Volatility: A Misleading Measure Of Risk

“History has not dealt kindly with the aftermath of protracted periods of low risk premiums” – Alan Greenspan The ability to see beyond the observable and the probable is the most important and underappreciated characteristic of successful investors. For example, […]

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Improve Your Income Stream

Janet Yellen and the rest of the crew at the Federal Reserve bumped up interest rates in March by 25 basis points and have promised at least two more interest-rate hikes in 2017. But even with rates inching slowly higher […]

FOMC FAQs: Will The Dots Move?

FOMC FAQs: Will The Dots Move?

KEY TAKEAWAYS The Fed holds its second of eight FOMC meetings of 2017 this Tuesday and Wednesday, March 14-15, 2017. The fed funds futures market has fully priced in a 0.25% rate hike this week. Fed Chair Janet Yellen will […]

How The Federal Reserve Can Maintain Its Independence

How The Federal Reserve Can Maintain Its Independence

Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip Wharton’s David Zaring and MSU’s Lisa Cook discuss the future of the Federal Reserve. http://d1c25a6gwz7q5e.cloudfront.net/audio/20170215A-KWR-Zaring-Cook.mp3 Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is facing a delicate balancing act amid pressure from the Trump administration that some feel could […]