Why would the Fed raise interest rates now?

September 9, 2015, by John Norris

The markets have been all over the place, mostly bad, and everyone is still worried about the Fed raising interest rates. Why would it when everything looks as lousy as it does right now?   That is a great question. Do you have another one that would be easier to answer? (Read the full article as previously published in the Montgomery Advertiser Saturday Sept 5th…) The opinions expressed within this report are those of John Norris as...

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Some Common Cents For September 4th 2015

September 7, 2015, by John Norris

Thanks to the August Employment Situation report, today was almost a damned if you do and damned if you don’t day. If the economy created “too many” jobs in August, many feared a Fed rate hike, sooner rather than later, would be a near certainty. If the economy created “too few” jobs, well, the economy was/is weaker than expected, and that isn'’t too good either. Pick your poison With that said, I am not sure...

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