Tag: economy

  • Core Inflation Rose 6.3% in August

    Core Inflation Rose 6.3% in August

    While the Consumer-Price Index rose 8.3% in August and is down from the peak of 9.1% in June the Core Consumer-Price Index increased to 6.3% in August from 5.9% in June and July. The Core CPI excludes volatile goods like food and gasoline. This could mean things are actually getting worse economically and the higher […]

  • Now is the time to buy not sell

    Now is the time to buy not sell

    Inflation, record gas prices, record food prices, falling markets, and political turmoil. In the short term this all looks bad. But what is your reason for investing? Are you investing for the quick buck? If so, you’ll be tearing your hair out as you watch thousands, perhaps tens or hundreds of thousands, evaporate from your […]

  • Having another rough day in the markets

    Having another rough day in the markets

    I’m not doing better than the Dow today but I am still out performing the S&P and Nasdaq. Here’s to hoping that people start bargain hunting and bring things up a bit towards the end of the day. Personally I’ve felt the Dow in particular is still double where it should be naturally. Something changed […]

  • GDP revised down to -1.5%

    GDP revised down to -1.5%

    Equity index futures were higher before first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) revisions were released. The GDP revision was expected to come in at -1.3% from the earlier -1.4%, but actually ended up being worse at -1.5%. The revision also revealed higher-than-expected inflation growth at 8.1% instead of the forecasted 8%. Equity futures trimmed their […]

  • May 9, 2022

    May 9, 2022

    https://media.blubrry.com/chasingtheyield/chasingtheyield.com/mp3/2022-05-09-CTY052.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:28 — 11.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe Android | Blubrry | Podchaser | Podcast Index | RSS | MoreChasing the Yield – May 9, 2022 Episode 52 Value 4 Value podcastingListen to this podcast on PodFriend News Why energy companies aren’t increasing natural gas supplies J&J files lawsuit against […]

  • Dow is in corrections territory

    Dow is in corrections territory

    Ahhh to live in interesting times. Who wants to be bored again? Count me in. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 630 points, or 1.9%, on course to close in correction territory. The S&P 500 dropped 1.3%; it reached correction territory earlier in the week. The Nasdaq Composite, which was recently off 0.8%, was earlier on […]

  • Chief global economist for Bank of America sees 7 interest rate hikes in 2022

    Chief global economist for Bank of America sees 7 interest rate hikes in 2022

    Somehow, I doubt anyone is reading the tea leaves correctly. I certainly don’t know what the answer is but one guy predicting 7, others predicting 4, and the nation’s central bank is talking about 3 interest rate hikes in 2022. I’ll split the difference here and predict 5 although I bet you for some reason […]

  • Taking a dive

    Taking a dive

    Chasing the Yield – January 24, 2022 Episode 39 Skipping today’s episode. I have too much noise outside my office today to make a good recording. Value 4 Value podcastingListen to this podcast on PodFriend News Teekay LNG (TGP) merger closed. Reinvested funds in KKR Real Estate (KREF) & Capital Southwest (CSWC) – Chasing the […]

  • 7% inflation… Oh My!

    7% inflation… Oh My!

    Inflation at 7% in December, Some large billion dollar companies down 20% off their highs, U.S. truckers may not be allowed into Canada dominated and much much more!

  • Economic confusion for 2022

    Economic confusion for 2022

    Microsoft losing talent, Walgreens is booming, AT&T exceeds expectations, some confusing economic numbers, and much much more!