Monthly Archives: March 2014

A troubling report on family net worth from the Federal Reserve

The Wall Street Journal headline today seems like great news: ‘U.S. Household Net Worth Hits Record High.‘ It is good news for those sharing in the prosperity. But the article’s sub-headline sheds light on the complexity: ‘Surging Stock Market and … Continue reading

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What would ‘normal’ TIPS yields look like?

You might ask: ‘How are you going to define ‘normal’? Good point. In the financial world, the going price for anything might be called the ‘normal’ price, set by free markets. But in the case of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, normal … Continue reading

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