Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

November 10, 2022 12:20 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)

Just a quick thought today - 


This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that inflation declined to 7.7% in October over the last 12 months.  After peaking in 9.1% in June, inflation has come down due to the Federal Reserve strategy of raising interest rates and red...

"When Someone Tells You Who they Are, Believe Them the First Time" - Maya Angelou

October 18, 2022 02:55 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)
"When Someone Tells You Who they Are, Believe Them the First Time" - Maya Angelou
The Fed, the Treasury bond market, and the VIX are all trying to tell us something...

No New Surprises

September 21, 2022 03:15 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)

Today's move by the Federal Reserve is no surprise. In fact, it is largely a stated continuation of its recent moves. The only surprise is a slightly higher target for the "terminal rate", which is the peak rate before they would start cutting (not that cuts would occur immediately). The m...

Risky Business

March 24, 2022 08:23 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)
Risky Business
5 ways to manage risk in any situation.

10 Rules for Investing

February 14, 2022 01:17 PM By alex.locker - Comment(s)
10 Rules for Investing
10 Rules for Investing as guideposts for your journey
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