Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, August 04, 2016 7:05 am
By Stephen Pounds ·

This week, Japan’s cabinet approved a stimulus package with new spending of $73 billion made up, in part, of helicopter money.

Monday, October 26, 2015 12:42 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

U.S. investors should evaluate and review their holdings to see if adding international stock exposure makes sense for them.

Monday, July 06, 2015 12:33 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Greek citizens voted in a “yes-no” referendum on Sunday. The “no” votes won with more than 60 percent.

Friday, July 03, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Greece is playing a very dangerous game of chicken with its creditors and the European Central Bank (ECB).

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:01 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The federal funds rate will remain ultralow, targeting between zero and 0.25 percent.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 5:24 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Inflation expectations have been drooping in Europe. To revive them the ECB announced an expanded asset purchase program. What does it mean for investors?

Friday, June 06, 2014 11:16 am
By Polyana da Costa ·

The jobs report could have pushed rates higher today but it hasn’t yet thanks to the European Central Bank.

Thursday, April 04, 2013 4:33 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The European Central Bank left rates at 0.75 percent but prodded countries to get their fiscal houses in order.

Thursday, September 06, 2012 12:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The European Central Bank met this week and announced that it will buy an unlimited amount of sovereign debt from euro area countries in a new sterilized plan.

Thursday, August 02, 2012 11:15 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The European central bank met this week and made no changes to policy, though they may take action in coming weeks.