Tag: taper

How You Can Take Part in the ETF Revolution

The exchange-traded fund (ETF) revolution is here, and I want my name to be synonymous with this rapid...

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Fed Continues Taper, Stocks Rise

Thanks to today's Federal Open Market Committee meeting, the U.S. Federal Reserve has decided to continue its current...

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How the Slow-Growing Market Reacted to the Federal Reserve’s Decision

If you’ve ever been caught up in a case of really bad timing, then you probably know what...

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What 2014’s Lower Interest Rates Mean for Investors

Conventional wisdom says that the reduction in bond buying from the Fed should have caused interest rates to...

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S&P 500 Climbs to Fifth Straight Quarterly Gain Thanks to Fed

Stocks rose today, in the process ensuring a fifth consecutive quarterly gain for the S&P 500. The U.S....

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What the Federal Reserve’s Policy Change Means for the Economy

As most of us expected, the Fed announced today that it was tapering its bond-buying program by $10...

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Make the REIT Decision on Dividends in 2014

Even though a number of real estate investment trusts (REITs) took a beating in 2013, that doesn’t mean...

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S&P 500 Reaches Record High on Janet Yellen’s Senate Testimony

Investors were encouraged by comments made by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen before the Senate today, sending the...

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Fed Comments Lower Stocks

Stocks fell today after U.S. Federal Reserve officials pointed towards maintaining their current pace of tapering stimulus.

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Stocks, Treasuries Fall and Dollar Gains on Fed Minutes

Meeting minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled stimulus tapering will most likely continue in measured steps, while...