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PODCAST: Veteran unemployment

Mar 20, 2014
Interest rates are up after the new Federal Reserve chair's briefing yesterday. And the Washington monument is reopening, thanks to private money.
Posted In: bonds, veterans, Washington Monument
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Is Puerto Rico the new Greece?

Mar 3, 2014
Puerto Rico is issuing $3.5 billion worth of bonds this month and investors are hungry to buy.
Posted In: bonds, Puerto Rico
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The Fed: Cash cow or sitting duck?

Jan 15, 2014
When the Fed sends less money to the Capitol, it also loses some political capital.
Posted In: Fed, bonds
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The Fed's new tools

Jan 13, 2014
Economists say the Fed's massive balance sheet isn't a concern, thanks to new tools.
Posted In: Fed, stimulus, bonds, securities
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Detroit's bankruptcy: The national implications

Jul 19, 2013
Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, explains why Detroit's bankruptcy will impact each and every state around the country.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, bonds, pensions
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Worried by bond market fluctuations? Here's what to do

Jul 5, 2013
Older Americans, whose retirement portfolios include a lot of bonds, might be concerned about fluctuations in the bond market right now. We've got some advice on what to do.
Posted In: investors, Investing, bonds
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Why rising interest rates make the bond market crazy

Jul 2, 2013
You hear it again and again as if it's a natural law: "bond prices decline inversely as interest rates rise." Here's why they do.
Posted In: bonds, interest rates
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Top central banker calls investors 'feral hogs'

Jun 25, 2013
A Federal Reserve banker in Texas has warned the so-called 'feral hogs' of the financial markets to stop overreacting to the Federal Reserve's plans to wind down quantitative easing. What does it all mean?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bonds, interest rates, quantitative easing
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Will the Fed keep feeding investors?

Jun 18, 2013
The Federal Reserve kicks off a two-day meeting today. The big question: Is the Fed going to scale back its bond-buying program?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, bonds, interest rates, Ben Bernanke
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F, E, D, spells what for stimulus policy?

Jun 17, 2013
As uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's stimulus policy continues, financial markets prolong their bumpy ride.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, stock market, bonds

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