The Fed has signaled that they may keep interest rates low and continue bond purchases until 2014 or 2015. Nevertheless, investors are edgy.
If Bernanke stops the Fed’s bond purchasing program, bond values may decrease causing rates to rise. The Fed also can’t keep interest rates low forever.
Higher interest rates will impact your savings and investments. Will you be ready when rates go back up? Are you aware of how rising interest rates may affect you? Are you ready to keep inflation from devouring your purchasing power, and – most importantly – do you know how?
You’d be surprised. I talk about how rising interest rates may impact your wallet, plus strategies to protect yourself, in this week’s podcast.
Bonds are the Cinderella of the global capital markets. Noone talks about them in the news, and people don’t get as excited about buying them as they do with stocks, currencies, and…nearly everything else! But given a chance, they shine. Well, I’m talking about them today! Learn about buying bonds from A to Z in […]
The Wall Street Geek is hosted by Michelle Price, Managing Principal of Price Capital LLC in NYC and author of “How to Buy Stocks Online” (available at Amazon). In this show, I talk about what history tells us about how the market may move in the next few months, important upcoming Washington initiatives and related […]
The markets may move one way or the other depending on the outcome of the November 6th elections. A good investor thinks ahead. This podcast does much of the work for you by giving you investment moves to consider based upon three scenarios: if the Republicans gain a majority in Washington, if the Democrats gain […]
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Back in 2008 when the sky was falling, clients would call me asking if the market would go to zero. It was a completely legitimate question given the headlines showing drops of 500 points day after day with no end in sight. However, analysts made names for themselves on the street by calling the bottom […]
I recently completed Q2 2011 performance reviews with my clients. While strategies shouldn’t change drastically from quarter to quarter, it’s important to continuously check in to ensure that investments are still aligned with each client’s overall strategy. It’s synonymous to having an annual physical or a 2x year dental checkup. Reviews are particularly important for […]
After turning $1100 into $7015 in the stock market right out of college, the author of "The Wall Street Geek" worked for 15 years on Wall Street. In this investment blog, she gives investment tips and insights to help everyday investors be successful. Read More >>
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