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Low Inflation Is No “Mystery”

Low Inflation Is No “Mystery”

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Last week, at her press conference, Federal Reserve Chair, Janet Yellen said continued low inflation was a “mystery.” She’s referring to Quantitative Easing (QE) and the lack of the economic evidence that it worked. The Fed bought $3.5 trillion of bonds with money it created out of thin air in…

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Hurricane economics

Hurricane Economics

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The hits keep coming.  Hurricane Harvey left destruction in its wake, and now, Hurricane Irma has Florida in its sights. It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy, nine years since Ike and twelve years since Katrina.  As with all major weather events, personal tragedy, pain, suffering, and loss are left…

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Investing in Your Beliefs

Investing in Your Beliefs

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Is your investment strategy as socially and environmentally conscious as you are? It’s not uncommon – Many a well-educated, socially conscious, environmentally friendly investor winds up buying shares of companies whose beliefs and business practices are far removed from their own. Why? Often investors simply haven’t thought about merging their…

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