News — the fed

Next Financial Crisis Triggered by Global Market Shock

Posted by Metals Corporate on

By John McDonald With more and more economists speaking freely of the next recession not as a possible economic swing to be avoided but rather as something now unavoidable, it came as no surprise when market bear and NYU economics professor Nouriel Roubini warned there is a growing risk of a recession as soon as 2020. Roubini and colleague Brunello Rosa published a list of 10 potential downside risks that could trigger a U.S. and global recession. In his analysis last week, Roubini said bleakly, “Nine of them are still in play.” Roubini cited, “trade wars with China and other...

Read more →

How to Stay Ahead of Inflation When the Fed Is Fighting Your Every Move

Posted by Metals Corporate on

By John McDonald Words like “inflation” and “rising interest rates” make most investors feel a little nervous, but more and more financial analysts are concluding that a few interest-rate bumps could be a positive thing for many Americans. While rising interest rates could make it slightly more expensive to buy a home (although interest rates could rise several points before fully departing from the “historically low” category), analysts say that if interest rates do not rise soon, many investors who rely on low-risk investment vehicles like money market accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), and savings accounts could suffer irreparable harm....

Read more →