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Is It a Smart Idea to Reduce Taxes If a Big Buyer of Your Debt Stops Buying?

Is It a Smart Idea to Reduce Taxes If a Big Buyer of Your Debt Stops Buying?

You have probably heard conversations where people worried about what would happen to interest rates if China stopped buying our government debt.

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2017: The Year the Federal Reserve Is Living Dangerously

2017: The Year the Federal Reserve Is Living Dangerously

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Feb 5, 2019

Starting in 2009, the Federal Reserve added a couple trillion dollars of new money to the economy through a quantitative easing program of buying bonds from banks and non-banks. Now the Feds reportedly want to reduce their balance sheet by selling those bonds.

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Tax Cuts, the U.S. Congress, and the New Tax Bill

Tax Cuts, the U.S. Congress, and the New Tax Bill

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Jan 28, 2019

Apparently, the Congress does not know who benefited from QE nor do they understand how the Federal Reserve reduces their balance sheet. Because if they did, there is no way they would support this tax bill.

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Can Tax Cuts Stimulate the Economy?

Can Tax Cuts Stimulate the Economy?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Feb 12, 2019

President Trump’s tax proposal has four goals: (1) to “make the tax code simpler,” (2) to “give employees a raise” by reducing their income taxes, (3) to “level the playing field” by cutting taxes on American companies, and (4) to provide incentives for businesses to “bring back” the $2.5 trillion of cash they hold overseas

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The Bond Market Might Be President-Elect Trump’s Toughest Opponent

The Bond Market Might Be President-Elect Trump’s Toughest Opponent

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investment Advisor - Last updated Feb 19, 2019

In 1994, Bill Clinton’s political adviser James Carville famously said, “I used to think that, if there was reincarnation, I wanted to come back as the president or the pope, or as a .400 baseball hitter. But now I would like to come back as the bond market. You can intimidate everybody.”

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