Monthly Archives: May 2017

U.S. Inflation Increased 0.2% In April, Below Expectations

Summary Headline inflation was 2.2% over the last 12 months, down from 2.7% in February. Year-over-year core inflation dropped to 1.9%, the lowest number since October 2015. These numbers ease pressure on the Federal Reserve. Rate increases coming? Probably, but … Continue reading

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Time To Consider Short-Term Treasurys? Yields Have Hit An 8-Year High

Summary A 26-week Treasury just auctioned with an investment yield of 1.036%. 13-week yields are closing in on the 1% mark and may outperform your cash holdings. These short-term Treasurys can be purchased without commissions or fees and are ultra-safe … Continue reading

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