Market in a Minute: September 24-28, 2018 -
by Rich and Sheila Jamison Executive Summary Equities declined modestly last week as investors digested a flurry of political headlines. The US 10-year Treasury note yield fell back to 3.04% after reaching 3.10% earlier in the week. The price of WTI...
Don’t Fear the Yield Curve -
by Rich and Sheila Jamison Two topics, tariffs and potential yield curve inversion, have dwarfed other economic reports and disrupted the market in recent weeks. Tariff news changes too quickly for us to hope that whatever we write now will still be...
Shooting Yield’s Whitewater Rapids -
Sheila Jamison and Rich Jamison With an almost certain interest rate increase, the word “yield” is prominent in investors’ minds again. But yield has several quasi-definitions in common use. The differences among these often cause confusion. Yield...
What Rising Interest Rates Mean for You? -
Sheila Jamison and Rich Jamison The Fed is going to raise interest rates. When they will do so is still uncertain. Rates have never been this low for this long since the Fed was created. Since the 1950s, the rate has run from 0 to 20% (in whole...
Rising Interest Rates? Falling Bond Prices! -
by Sheila Jamison & Rich Jamison June 5, 2015 We added a surprisingly strong 280,000 non-farm jobs in May. What’s more, the March and April numbers were revised higher. Despite the weak Q1 GDP and a number of other shaky economic reports that...