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Expert Insight on Today’s Fed Meeting

The Fed has cried wolf as it relates to tapering their bond purchases, but this time we believe we will finally hear detailed plans for reducing their $120 billion a month buying program.  Our confidence stems from Jay Powell’s reappointment in February. It serves as a lock, given Janet Yellen’s continued support of Powell.  We… Read more »

Inflation and the Fed

The Fed is stuck between a rock and a hard place.  They are responsible for maintaining stable prices and yet are somewhat powerless to affect the supply chain and labor shortage-induced inflation pressures with monetary policy.  While it could certainly be argued that printing $120 billion a month with inflation pressures mounting is akin to… Read more »

Vaccines and the Fed

We expect the Federal Reserve to stay very dovish. Despite the promise of a better tomorrow with vaccines rapidly being deployed across the country, the Fed will continue to do everything possible to support financial markets. We expect them to err on the side of waiting too long to pull back on bond purchases and… Read more »

Employment Stalls

Spreading shutdowns following the spreading virus caused employment gains to take a pause. While normally 245,000 jobs in November would be something to cheer about, expectations were for 460,000 jobs making today’s data a disappointment. Next month we could have job losses as shutdowns and growing fatalities continue to take its toll on the country…. Read more »