ECONOMICS & INVESTING

Is the Federal Reserve Behind the Curve?

Is the Federal Reserve Behind the Curve?

The Federal funds rate is currently targeted between 0.75 to 1.00%, with an additional 50 to 75 basis points on the table this week. The two-year treasury yield has been 40 basis points above the Federal…

Has the Market Been as Choppy this Year as it Feels?

Has the Market Been as Choppy this Year as it Feels?

It has been feeling all year as if the market is on a teeter totter. One day euphoria, the next day fear. I analyzed daily S&P 500® Index returns to see if there had been more pairs of big up and down index…

The End of the “Meme” Investors?

The End of the “Meme” Investors?

GameStop is the largest video game retailer worldwide. At its 4,816 stores, customers can purchase new or used video games, gaming consoles and accessories or trade in their old items for cash or credit…

Direct Impacts of Higher Oil Prices

Direct Impacts of Higher Oil Prices

Following the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine, Brent Crude Oil futures climbed over $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014. On March 4th, the benchmark price rose by $7.96 to $112.93—the…