Tag: interest rates

Investing & The Fed: How Will My Investments Be Impacted?

| July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Investing & The Fed: How Will My Investments Be Impacted?

Whispers abound that the Fed intends to lower interest rates. Even a hint of declining interest rates can cause the stock market to rise. Learn about how interest rate movements can impact your investments. Investing is both science and art. One can do everything right and still watch their investments fall. That is because as […]

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How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Prices

The profitability of rental properties in the US is affected by interest rates. Usually when a central bank decides to tighten monetary policy, it slows down economic activities because businesses rely on credit to grow. But for real estate investors, a rising interest rate environment may be an opportunity to buy assets at a cheaper […]

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Interest Rates Are Preparing To Impact REITs

| July 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

REITs have enjoyed a long and extended run of low interest rate borrowing.  But it’s all coming to an end… The Fed is tightening monetary policy and will look at raising interest rates sooner rather than later.  Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has told us there’s no QE3 coming.  And their plan is to sell off […]

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US Stocks: End Of QE2 Means Lower Stock Prices Ahead

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

There’s an old saying amongst traders… “Sell in May and go away!” While this advice isn’t always right, 2011 is the year to take heed of this time tested adage.  As the editor of the currency services here at Hyperion, I see trends developing in the US Dollar that don’t bode well for stocks. Now, […]

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Do You Own Government Bonds?

| February 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

I’ve got a confession to make.  I don’t own bonds in my portfolio.  Tragic, isn’t it?  Now most professional financial advisors would say I’m committing a sin of the worst kind.  In most retirement programs, bonds play a key role in adding stability to a portfolio. Bonds are what the pros call inversely correlated. That’s […]

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Are 100% Returns In Less Than 72 Hours Possible?

| October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, we made a great trade in our Currency Options Insider service.  I thought I’d share that big win with you.  I also wanted to explain how we were able to make outsized returns using a unique investing technique. First, the trade. Back in early October, we’d seen a string of big upward […]

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Is It Time To Buy Into The Homebuilders Yet?

| January 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

I spent a good part of yesterday watching the festivities in our nation’s capital.  Our newest President, Barack Obama was sworn in.  He’s America’s 44th president.  No matter your political affiliation, yesterday was a proud moment in our country’s history. The peaceful transition of power sets the United States apart from many countries around in […]

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How Inflation Causes a Top In The Bond Market

| April 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

Just yesterday I was sitting in a meeting.  Nothing new.  I seem to spend my days hopping from one meeting to the next.  I had the opportunity to meet with top management at a small mining company.  Their specialty is silver and copper and the business intrigued me. As you know the commodity market has […]

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