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Why The Federal Reserve Isn’t Meeting Its Goals

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Reading Time: 5 minutes There are many questions about the current monetary policy, but not many answers provided by the central bankers. The situation, which has remained the same since the Federal Reserve started its quantitative easing policy, was perfectly summarized on Monday as Janet Yellen spoke at the University of Michigan. She didn’t…CONTINUE READING

Interest Rates Vs. Bond Prices: How Do Bonds Work?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes There is an inverse relationship between bond prices and interest rates. This is all a matter of supply and demand. And, if you understand the inverse relationship then you will better understand the way interest rates move. What Is A Bond? Bonds are debt instruments. There are two basic types…CONTINUE READING