Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:51 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The Fed is done with QE, but the European Central Bank’s foray into this economic experiment is just getting started.

Monday, April 27, 2015 12:53 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The yield curve could actually flatten, with longer term bonds benefiting from the tightening with price increases.

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, July 18, 2014 2:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The Fed’s Monetary Policy Report on stretched valuations in certain sectors moves markets.

Friday, January 17, 2014 1:26 pm
By Allison Ross ·

Ben Bernanke, in his last public remarks as Fed chairman, defended quantitative easing and brushed aside concerns about inflation and capital losses.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 5:23 pm
By Allison Ross ·

FOMC minutes shed more light on discussions of decision to begin taper.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 3:57 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The war in Syria is less upsetting to markets than uncertain foreign policy in the U.S.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 12:30 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA ·

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee today elected to leave rates unchanged and hold off on new quantitative easing, or QE, measures for now. The key federal funds rate, which determines the rate at which banks lend their balances at the Fed to one another, will remain near zero through late 2014. The federal funds