July Outlook: Fed Rate Cuts Move Back Again

June 28, 2024

Federal Reserve officials continue to slow-play rate cuts, a good news-bad news scenario for the U.S. economy.On the bright side, the Fed has yet to…

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June Outlook: Fed Rate Cut Keeps Getting Delayed

June 3, 2024

Federal Reserve policymakers meet June 11-12, but almost no one expects that they’ll cut interest rates. Market watchers generally agree that the Fed is unlikely…

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May Outlook: Never Mind About Those Rate Cuts

April 30, 2024

Just a few months ago, everyone thought the Federal Reserve would cut rates six times this year. Now, with inflation still high and the labor…

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Why We Love Investing in Car Washes 

April 3, 2024

Car Wash Fund Over the past decade or so, as Gen Z and Alpha enter the stage and Millennials age into middle adulthood, there has…

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April Outlook: Strong Economy Postpones Rate Cuts

April 1, 2024

Inflation is still running hotter than hoped, labor markets are near full employment, and stocks and home prices are at or close to record levels.…

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March Outlook: Fed Watchers Return to More Cautious Outlook

March 1, 2024

Not so long ago, investors expected the Federal Reserve to cut rates six times in 2024. But still-high inflation and a still-strong job market keep…

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February Outlook: How Long Until Fed Cuts Rates?

February 1, 2024

Investors keep hoping the Federal Reserve will cut its federal funds rate from its current target of 5.25% to 5.5%. And Jerome Powell and company…

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2024 Outlook: Fed Finally Gives Investors Some Good News

December 28, 2023

Nearly two years after it began aggressively raising interest rates, the Federal Reserve has signaled that 2024 will be the year when investors get relief.…

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December Outlook: Is the Fed ‘Pivot’ Finally Here? Maybe, But Soft Landing Could Prove Tricky

November 30, 2023

The Federal Reserve began hiking rates in March 2022, a strategy designed to fight the most intense wave of inflation experienced by the U.S. economy…

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November Outlook: U.S. Economy Keeps Surging – But For How Long?

October 26, 2023

Just when you expect the United States economy to zig, it zags. Gross domestic product, the primary measure of economic output, grew at a 4.9%…

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