The U.S. as well as the global economy has descended into the harshest recession since the Great Depression. The descent from positive growth has been more abrupt and unexpected than anyone could have imagined. Read Lantern Investments Inc latest Economic & Financial Digest
In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses the big rally in the stcok market the previous week, the move by OPEC and its potential impact in the oil markets, and a book he is reading entitled " The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by Mark Manon. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins Keith to talk about the volatility in the bond markets, especially the municipal markets. Listen here
During this record-long expansion, now in its eleventh year, the economy has struggled through seven episodes in which its growth engine has downshifted sharply- to about 1 percent or less for a given quarter. Please read Lantern Investment Inc., latest Economic & Financial Digest
January 6, 2020
November 25, 2019
November 18, 2019
Throughout most of the year, the U.S. economy has withstood a torrent of headwinds, including escalating trade tensions with China, a severe global slowdown, geopolitical turmoil and headline-grabbing political controversy that continues to bedevil the administration. Read Lantern Investments, Inc December Economic And Financial Digest
November 11, 2019
November 4,, 2019
October 28, 2019
October 21, 2019
Just as there is nothing more certain than death and taxes, the financial markets face the perpetual challenge of climbing a wall of worry. Read Lantern Investments, Inc November Economic And Financial Digest
October 14, 2019
In this epsiode of Enlightenment, Keith Lanton discusses the low interest rate, low inflation rate environment and current news that may impact the financial markets.
September 23, 2019
In this weeks episode of Enlightenment, a financial podcast, Keith discusses temporal landmarks, what they are and how they relate to financial decision making. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins Keith commenting on current events in the bond market.
Is the longest expansion in American history about to expire? A time-honored financial indicator recently sparked more interest in that question, but concerns over the economy’s direction had been growing for several months. Read Lantern Investments, Inc latest Economic and Financial Digest
September 16, 2019
September 9, 2019 (Melville, New York)
Listen to our latest financial podcast "Enlightenment" featuring Mr. Keith Lanton with special commentary by Brad Harris - Director of Fixed Income at Lantern Investments, Inc. https://youtu.be/wjTYMCEf6Lw
September 3, 2019 (Melville, New York)
Listen to our latest financial podcast "Enlightenment" featuring Mr. Keith Lanton with special commentary by Brad Harris - Director of Fixed Income at Lantern Investments, Inc. https://youtu.be/HUviZpZZO3s
As expected, the Federal Reserve cut its short-term policy rate at the July 30-31 meeting, the first reduction since the Great Recession and financial crisis. Read Lantern Investments latest newsletter September 2019
August 5, 2019 (Melville, New York)
July 29, 2019 (Melville, New York)
The U.S. economy celebrated an important milestone last month, having entered the longest expansion in its history.
Read Lantern Investments latest Economic and Financial Digest: Time To Celebrate?
As advertised, the U.S. economy is slowing from the deceptively robust 3.1 percent annual rate in the first quarter.