After reducing rates from 2.5% in 2019 to zero at the onset of the pandemic, the Federal Reserve has hiked rates by 0.25%. What does this mean and what should we be watching?
Fed Meeting: Popping the Bubble or Normal Volatility?
So much for the New Year’s wish of putting 2020 and 2021 behind us and getting back to normal. Or are we? The markets had one of the calmest years in history last year, mainly on the back of the mega-cap tech firms. But that calm was shattered as the market fell over 12% in […]
The Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas is a city treasure. It has an amazing variety of shows, and the list of notable performers is unmatched. It was built in 1915, and began mostly as a vaudeville house. Just a few of the notable performers in its history are Miles Davis, the Marx Brothers, George Carlin, […]
The Coming Inflation Waves
We shouldn’t expect inflation to immediately get out of control. Instead, it should come at us in waves.