I’ve labeled this *the yikes spiral* because typically this happens when certain markets are in free fall. The most often example occurs when a company runs into trouble and may need to contemplate bankruptcy. It’s a sad event, because people are losing money, and jobs may also be lost in the process, but it’s also… [Read More] Bonds Decrease as a Result From the Subprime and Mortage Mess
The two big questions around my house these days are: 1. What kind of Halloween candy will we be giving out this year? 2. When EXACTLY do we change the clocks again? But the big question around the office is, “what will the Federal Reserve do on Halloween?” The Federal Reserve meets this week. At… [Read More] Federal Reserve to Cut Rates : Is it the Truth?
https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/mullooly.net/public_html/wp-content//Look%20At%20The%20Bond%20Market_mixed.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSLook At The Bond Market Hate being the party pooper, but I think it’s important to remind people that when interest rates start to creep up, that’s usually a sign that the party in the stock market may be taking a pause, or even coming to a close. Look at what’s happening… [Read More] How Does The Bond Market Affect Interest Rates?
https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/mullooly.net/public_html/wp-content//Interest%20Rates%20Are%20Rising_mixed.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSInterest rates are on the rise. Why? In my line of work, we never know the reason why certain events took place — until after they’ve occurred. Then we have to deal with picking up the pieces, or mopping up the spilled milk. As many people smarter than me have noted, they… [Read More] Cracks in the Bond Market : A Sign of Caution