Category Archives: Economy

Preparing for Higher Interest Rates

A great blog post from the BlackRock blog for the the average investor on what to do for a rising interest rate environment.  Highly recommend you subscribe to the BlackRock blog. https://www.blackrockblog.com/2015/10/19/3-steps-to-prepare-investments-for-rising-rates/

Video: Housing up 6.5% in September

“Very solid numbers” as September Housing Starts were up 6.5%.  Good news for stocks such as Home Depot and Wells Fargo. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000434741

The Fed and the Jobs Report

Interesting article by the well respected  Mohamed El-Erian about the Fed and the disappointing September jobs report that was released this past week. http://bv.ms/1hfPEs5

Goldman Sachs sees December rate hike

Goldman Sachs Chief Economist talks about the disappointing  September jobs report, sees December rate hike and discusses the economy. http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000428367