Rising Rates Won’t Help Savers

Rising Rates Won’t Help Savers

Talk about some pain for savers. Despite the Fed’s raising rates, it will not help those who have big savings accounts, unlike we saw prerecession. They will not help savers. It was thought to help savers, rising rates would be a benefit. That is some pain. Take...

Time To Buy Realty Income

Valuation-wise, Realty Income (NYSE:O) is priced reasonably, but I would not yet call it cheap. This is one of those cases where we’re getting an excellent company at a reasonable price; exactly the type of investment that long-term, income-minded investors are...
Gold Prices Getting Crushed

Gold Prices Getting Crushed

Gold prices are on track for their fifth day of losses in the past six trading sessions. There are several reasons for this trend. Tensions are seen easing with North Korea, at least for the time being. There was less damage from Hurricane Irma than expected. The...
Trouble at the Federal Reserve?

Trouble at the Federal Reserve?

Fed Chair Janet Yellen and New York Fed President Bill Dudley (joined by consistent hawk, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester) have made it clear they believe the recent slowdown in inflation is temporary. They appear ready to forge ahead with more rate hikes, with...