Animal spirits are involved in a whole lot of our decision making. The famous economist, John Maynard Keynes knew this all along. Continue reading “Animal Spirits Peer Pressurin’ Keynes”
The silver fox may come bearing gifts this holiday season, as the Fed will (probably) increase the mother of all interest rates—the federal funds rate.
In an attempt to save the economy from the financial crisis of 2008, the Fed dropped the federal funds rate down to effectively zero. For close to seven years, the rate has not budged. Finally, it seems like the Fed is okay with loosening the grip off the economy’s bike seat, and reigning in some of the money in circulation. Continue reading “What The Rate Hike Means For Us”