Month: August 2017

Put These Charts on Your Wall…

Put these charts on your wall for reference the next time you think… Something is “oversold” or “at support” and has to go back up… Something is “overbought” and can’t go higher… It can’t go to 0… It is certain to default… Interest rates can’t possibly go any lower… Interest rates can’t possibly go any higher… Housing prices […]

Click link below for slides: Pension Partners – Markets Webinar – August 2017   This webinar is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell, a solicitation to buy, or a recommendation regarding any securities transaction, or as an offer to provide advisory or other services by Pension Partners, LLC in […]

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Will the Fed Get to 3% before the Cycle Turns?

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  • Charlie Bilello

The Federal Reserve is currently forecasting a “longer-term” Fed Funds Rate of 3.0%. Will they get there before the end of the current expansion? Let’s take a look… Back in December 2008, the Fed cut rates down to a range of 0% to 0.25%, the lowest level in history. For 7 years they held rates […]

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The Constants

Investing is not mathematics. Investing is not physics. There are no fundamental laws that govern the markets and dictate their every move. There are no constants, universal in nature, to help you solve for the perfect portfolio. 3.14159… Archimedes’ constant, also known as Pi (π), is the ratio between the circumference and the diameter of […]

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 “Markets don’t crash from all-time highs.” This old saying is making the rounds again. Why? The Dow just closed at an all-time high for the 8th consecutive trading day and 34th time in 2017. That’s a lot of all-time highs, and it comes after the 122 all-time highs in 2013-2016. We haven’t seen this many […]