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I’m Positive Negative Interest Rates Won’t Work

I’m Positive Negative Interest Rates Won’t Work

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Jun 17, 2019

There is much talk in the financial press about Central Banks imposing ‘negative interest’ rates—which adds yet another oxymoron to a list that includes ‘Great Depression,’ ‘jumbo shrimp,’ and ‘open secret.’

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Are We in Another Financial Bubble

Are We in Another Financial Bubble

In the movie All The President’s Men, a source of reporter Bob Woodward nicknamed “Deep Throat” informs him that, to solve the mystery of Watergate, he needs to follow the money. To understand how the stock market can almost triple in value during a period of mediocre economic growth (2008-2015), we must do the same.

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Are Interest Rates Heading Up?

Are Interest Rates Heading Up?

The Federal Reserve, a.k.a. “the Fed,” has kept the federal funds rate at zero for seven years now. But after a strong monthly jobs report in October, where the economy created 271,000 new jobs and the unemployment fell to 5%, the Fed may finally be ready to raise it.

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The Greek Clash: Should I Stay, or Should I Go?

The Greek Clash: Should I Stay, or Should I Go?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Jun 11, 2019

Most days, the lead article on every financial news website is a six-year-old story about whether Greece is going to leave the Eurozone or require more loans from other European countries to stay there.

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About Financial Advisor Tim Hayes

Independent Financial Advisor

Registered with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a broker-dealer with over 3,000 Registered Representatives nationwide. Investment Adviser Representative at Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a $94B RIA based in Fairfield, IA. I've held an industry securities registration for 26 years and am subject to SEC and FINRA oversight.

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