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Jerome Powell takes over at the Federal Reserve at a time when a tight labor market could influence the direction and speed of interest rate hikes.
Learn the ins and outs of preferred stock, and the differences between preferred stock, common stock, and corporate bonds.
Learn the different types of inflation, whether higher inflation may be coming, and how it might affect you.
Even though the rate of inflation has been low, it still impacts interest rates, bonds, and your portfolio. Find out more before the Fed’s next meeting.
Growth stocks and growth mutual funds can fit into investment portfolios of people planning to retire in the coming few years, retirement experts say.
Use a blend of off-the-grid economic data—from search-engine trends to a real-time GDP figure—to help inform investing hunches.
Inflation signals are evident in a host of everyday household items, and investors should learn what to look for and how to seize potential opportunities.
Inflation-proofing a portfolio is about allowing growth investments to take advantage of an economy that tips toward inflation while buffering income-generating portions from inflation’s bite.
The line between “good” and “bad” inflation is a thin one and tough to recognize. We grade the standard inflation measures.
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