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Summers to Obama: Take This Job…

September 17, 2013 8:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The controversy over who will be the next Federal Reserve Chair just took a surprising turn. Widely considered to be the frontrunner and President Obama’s clear favorite for the job, Larry Summers has withdrawn his name from consideration in a shock move Sunday. How may the fallout affect the markets? Read our take.

The *if* that’s driving stocks higher; how long can it last?

May 19, 2013 10:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It has become a beating drum; the Federal Reserve holds its meetings and inevitably someone exits with a proclamation that Quantitative Easing is going to be phased out. As the sole engine backing the stock market's growth over the past five years, an end to QE could be catastrophic for your stock portfolio. Fortunately for stock holders, it has been one empty promise after another: Quantitative Easing rages on, and the liquidity it has created continues to push stocks higher.

The dollar goes “tick tick tick” as the Fed helplessly sits

August 11, 2013 5:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Quantitative Easing has already created a paradoxical world where bad news for the economy is good news for the markets. But with an even larger potential implication being the destruction of the dollar, how does the Fed wean the markets off of the stimulus program? A better question may be, CAN THEY wean the markets off? Read this week's Market Update to find out.

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Fidelity’s Joe Wickwire: Buy Gold Now

December 18, 2014 9:06 am Published by

Last month, Wickwire gave some reasonable arguments as to why one should buy gold. "I believe, he said, "that now is a good time to take advantage of the negative sentiment short-term trading sentiment." Is Wickwire right? Do you really need gold in your portfolio? Listen to our latest edition of the Market Report.