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Economic Seesaw: Inflation Up, Spending Down

Is the global trade war heating up, or has President Trump positioned America to make itself great again? Despite his bluster and penchant for causing angst among enemies and allies alike, Trump’s tactics seem to be working. China seems ready to negotiate on trade, while Europe seems to have conceded on increasing military spending to … Read More

Fed Begins Its March to Doom

This is a big day in Washington. First, the pols will welcome the new senator from the great state of Alabama. Second, and more pregnant with mischief, Fed chief Janet Yellen will appear before Congress.

A Bull Market Remix

In one of the most long-awaited interest rate hikes in history, overnight, the US Federal Reserve bumped up the Fed funds rate by 25 basis points.

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