Tag: #federalreserve

Common Cents & This Ain’t Japan

Unless you really follow the markets, and I mean really follow them, you might have missed the relatively sharp drop in longer-term interest rates over the last couple of months, especially for US Treasury securities. This…

Common Cents & Unexpected News

This past Wednesday was full of newsworthy events. The President met with Vladimir Putin in Geneva, and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) concluded its 2-day meeting on monetary policy. While Putin is officially the President…

Inflation

Written By: John Norris This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of May 2021 increased 0.6%. This was slightly higher than analysts had been expecting. What’s…

Common Cents & Inflation

As anyone who has recently filled up their gas tank, made improvements to their home, built a house, or bought an appliance will tell you, inflation is back in full force. Their receipts don’t lie. Neither…