Good news is good news again

A strong job market and consumer spending fueled rapid-rise inflation, which set off alarm bells for the Fed, which in turn ratcheted up interest rates to stem inflation’s tide. Many felt the pain of that in rising mortgage payments and growing credit card bills. Then talk about a potential recession grew.

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Time, not timing

The headlines last week declared that we’re now in a technical bull market. Not expected, considering the dual challenges of inflation and higher interest rates. Will it last, and is it possible to predict when markets will rise or fall? The simple answer is no.Of...

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