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Dave Hershman: The Fed is Guessing


When the Federal Reserve Board’s Open Market Committee met last week, they did not have the jobs data from April to chew on before they made their announcement. Thus far this year, the Fed has been taking a “wait and

Dave Hershman: The Fed is Guessing2019-05-06T14:27:22-04:00

Dave Hershman: Have Rates Hit Their Lows?


Much has been made of the fact that interest rates are lower this year than those “high paid” market analysts predicted. These lower rates have contributed to a rebound in the stock market during the first third of the year.

Dave Hershman: Have Rates Hit Their Lows?2019-04-30T12:01:43-04:00

Dave Hershman: The Market Reacts


Last week we spoke about how wrong the prognosticators were when they said interest rates were going up this year. Lower rates typically represent good news for consumers. But lower rates when we were expecting the worst actually translates into

Dave Hershman: The Market Reacts2019-04-22T11:48:08-04:00

Dave Hershman Weekly: Yes, They Were Wrong


At the first of the year we published a range of forecasts. This included the predictions for interest rates in 2019. These predictions were summarized by MarketWatch — For 2019, Market Watch reviewed the predictions of rates on home loans

Dave Hershman Weekly: Yes, They Were Wrong2019-04-15T13:27:17-04:00

Dave Hershman: The Inverted Yield Curve


A few weeks ago, we had a one-day precipitous drop in the stock market which was blamed on the appearance of an inverted yield curve, which for some analysts signals that a recession can be on the horizon. This begs

Dave Hershman: The Inverted Yield Curve2019-04-08T11:27:15-04:00