June 4, 2021
Today’s jobs situation report confirmed the recovery is on track and stocks closed a fraction from their all-time high. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 559,000 in May, and the unemployment rate declined three-tenths of 1% to 5.8%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Read this week's weekly e-newsletter
May 21, 2021
The U.S. Index of Leading Economic Indicators hit an all-time high and housing starts weakened but were still at a 15-year high. Amid the booming April data released this past week, the big news for investors was in the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting on April 27 and 28, revealing that some members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) want to begin talking about cooling down the fast growth of the economy. Read More
May 14, 2021
Heightened volatility experienced this past week should be expected for the foreseeable future. Inflation fears are likely to persist for many months because the Federal Reserve has repeatedly said it will not raise rates to slow the economy even if the inflation rate continues to rise to 3% or higher. So it is likely to be a nervous stock market for many months, as the inflation rate continues to rise and the Fed stands on the sidelines and does nothing to quell the spike in consumer prices in the works. Read our latest Weekly Investment Update
April 30, 2021
After closing at a record high yesterday, the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index dropped about seven-tenths of 1% today. The index returned 5.2% in April -- more than five times the monthly gain stocks averaged for nine decades. And, now, for the good news.
April 16, 2021
With the Federal Reserve indicating repeatedly that it will not raise lending rates to quell a spike in inflation -- from the current rate of about 1.6% to its target rate of 2% -- the U.S. economy is rocketing like never before.
April 7, 2021
MELVILLE, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES,
April 7, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ --
Herold & Lantern Investments, Inc., a full-service retail and institutional broker-dealer, officially launches their financial podcast entitled
Enlightenment. The show features Mr.Keith Lanton, President of Herold & Lantern Investments, Inc. Keith opens the show discussing ... read the press release