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 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 at […]

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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 […]

The Best of Times

It is the best of times. The age of wisdom. The epoch of belief. The season of Light. The spring of hope. We have everything before us. Source: The financial markets have become a tale of one city, a utopia in which the streets are paved with risk-free reward. Try to remember the air […]

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