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Ex-fed Chief Greenspan’s Bond Bubble Warning

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

Add ex-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan to the list of experts warning about a bond market bubble. Speaking in late July to Bloomberg News, Greenspan warned, “Equity bears hunting for excess in the stock market might be better off worrying about bond prices…

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Ex-fed Chief Greenspan’s Bond Bubble Warning

Why an Inverted Yield Curve Matters

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Dec 4, 2018

We’re hearing a lot of talk in the financial press and on Wall Street about the potential for the yield curve to invert. And if it does, will that signal a coming recession? An inverted yield curve happens when short-term interest rates are higher than long-term ones.

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Why an Inverted Yield Curve Matters

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

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

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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How Much of Your Portfolio Should Be Invested Overseas Stocks and Bonds

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

Because different countries have different currencies, overseas travel is usually more complicated than domestic travel. Likewise, overseas investing is more complex than domestic investing. However, just as foreign travel adds diversity to your travel experiences, so foreign assets add diversification to your portfolio.

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How Much of Your Portfolio Should Be Invested Overseas Stocks and Bonds

Are Interest Rates Heading Up?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

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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