Will the Fed’s Bold Moves Keep Yields from Rising?
With the major stock market indexes all entering a bear market this month, it’s no surprise that stocks have stolen most of the spotlight. However, actions taken by the Federal Reserve (Fed) to support what may be considered the safest part of the bond market, US Treasuries, may actually have more lasting implications for investors’ portfolios.READ MORE
Making Sense of Skyrocketing Jobless Claims
Weekly new jobless claims were reported this morning, and to no one’s surprise they rose to levels thought unimaginable just a few weeks ago. As shown in the LPL Chart of the Day, 3.3 million people filed new claims for unemployment benefits in the week ending March 21, almost 5 times the previous high of 695,000 set in 1982.READ MORE
Time In The Market Versus Timing The Market
The incredible volatility continues, with the S&P 500 Index now in one of its worst bear markets ever, along the […]READ MORE
Fiscal Stimulus Bazooka Is Imminent
Policy makers in Washington, DC, worked over the weekend to try to put the finishing touches on a significant stimulus […]READ MORE