Monthly Archives: January 2014

Wow: The Federal Reserve did the right thing

The Federal Reserve did it right yesterday, when its Open Market Committee stuck to its program and announced another $10-billion-a-month cut in its economy-stimulating asset-purchase program. This decision came despite panic selling in emerging markets, which had relied on the … Continue reading

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Floating Rate Note auctions with a premium of 0.045%

I won’t be following the Treasury’s Floating Rate Notes (FRNs) because I don’t see them as a logical investment – at least in 2014 – for the small-scale investor. But yesterday’s auction was historic, introducing a new product to the … Continue reading

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