Consumer Price Index

Fixed Income Outlook: The Rocky Road Bond Market December 6, 2023 3:07 PM   |  

Although some volatility may continue, we believe interest rates have peaked. We expect lower Treasury yields and positive returns for investors in 2024.

6 min read  |  Market Insights
How Inflation Drives Social Security Cost-of-Living (COLA) Movements—and Ways to Plan October 19, 2023 1:06 PM   |  

The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for those on Social Security might be the highest it’s been in more than two decades due to recent inflation. Here’s what you need to know.

3 min read  |  Social Security
How to Identify a Zombie Company July 12, 2023 10:48 AM   |  

Learn how to identify zombie companies with key indicators like poor cash flow, problematic debt, and stagnant sales. Protect your investments with these tips.

5 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Consumer Price Index (CPI): Your Gateway to Understanding Inflation, Interest Rates, and Growth September 20, 2022 2:01 PM   |  

What is the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and how does it impact your investments? Economic growth, inflation, and interest rates are all linked to the CPI.

3 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
This Summer's Economic Hits: Inflation, Demand, and Elasticity July 8, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Inflation is in the news, but the imbalance may abate as productivity increases. To understand what's happening, consider a few basic economic concepts.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
3 Monthly Economic Reports You Should Be Checking: Jobs Report, GDP, CPI March 26, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Monthly economic reports can move markets, so you might want to brush up on your macroeconomics. Watch for the jobs report, GDP, and CPI.

3 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
CPI, PCE … What About the YPI? Assessing Your Personal Inflation Rate March 8, 2021 1:42 PM   |  

Consumer Price Index (CPI) doesn’t tell the whole story. What’s your personal inflation rate? How can you use it to assess your long-term goals?

5 min read  |  Budgeting & Saving
The Silent Value Killer: How to Prepare Your Portfolio for Inflation December 14, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Inflation can impact your retirement income. Get to know the different investments that could help protect your portfolio against inflation.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Doves, Hawks, and the Three Bears: Taming the Inflation Animal in 2020 September 2, 2020 2:46 PM   |  

After years of tepid inflation—that is, a general rise in prices—recent readings indicate it could be on the rise, helped by dovish monetary policy and fiscal stimulus. Is that good or bad? Here's a primer on inflation and what it could mean for your portfolio.

6 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy

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