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By now the news is showing that inflation has decreased in April to mark its lowest level in nearly two years at 4.9%. Making it the 10th straight month of decline. Economist: Feds are going to get it down to 2% Everyone else: The swipe is too damn high Always zoom out when information like this is showcased: - Food inflation: 7.7% - Electricity inflation: 8.4% See more
April CPI 2023 📈💵 Headline (pictured below): Year-over-year: +4.9% Month-over-month: +0.4% Core (ex. food & energy): Year-over-year: +5.5%See more
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data released the March 2023 Survey of Consumer Expectations yesterday. Here are the highlights: - Consumer inflation expectations increased by 0.5 percentage point at the one-year-ahead horizon to 4.7%, marking the first increase in the series since October 2022. - The share of households reporting it’s ‘somewhat harder’ to obtaiSee more
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Tax exempt you say? Sign me up. Gonna add a little to this when I have scrap cash from stock buys and sells. I do have a impending plan to build up more tax advantaged dividend payers, but implementation has been slow with the current real life extenuating circumstances. Never a dull moment. #longterm #invest #buildandgrow #economy #taxfree #income #moneymachinegobrrrrrr
Happy Good Friday everyone! Markets are closed today, but the March #jobsreport is out 📊 • 236,000 jobs added vs. 238,000 estimated. Down from 326k in February, 472k in January • The total was the lowest monthly gain since December 2020See more
Yellen’s comments rattled the market, not the Fed rate hike, Jim Cramer says 𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐝: CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday said that the market got distracted by Janet Yellen’s remarks on bank failures rather than focusing on the stability reflected in the Fed rate hike. During Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s press conference, the market whipsawed before falling in response to Yellen’s comments, accorSee more
Jerome Powell Press Conference Highlights
Powell addressed the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates amid banking crisis. Here’s a dive into the key points he said during today’s press conference
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Breaking News: The Federal Reserve on Wednesday enacted a 25 basis point interest rate increase, expressing caution about the recent banking crisis and indicating that hikes are nearing an end. Along with its ninth hike since March 2022, the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee noted that future increases are not assured and will depend largely on incoming data. What their saying: “The ComSee more

📈💸🏦 Feds Rate 🏦💸📈 ⁉️ ⁉️ What do you think the Fed's rate decision will be tomorrow given the current state of the financial sector after recent events? $SPY $QQQ $IWM $DIA $BTC #FedRates #FinancialSector #SVBBankRun #FRCBankStruggle #CreditSuisse #UBSBailout #SVB #FRC #UBS #interestrate #Finance #FedDecision #InterestRates #Investing #Economy #StockMarket #MoneyTalks #Trading #WallStreet #SPY #QQQ #IWM #DIA #BTC #publiccommunity #publicafterdark #publicans

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📈💼👔(US Adds More Jobs Than Expected)📉🏦📊💰💸 The US economy has outdone itself yet again, adding more jobs than predicted last month. The data showed that the US added 311,000 jobs, marking eleven months of exceeding expectations. However, this news has sparked concern at the Federal Reserve, as it signals a potential return to a more aggressive stance. Although average earnings grew less than expecSee more
Powell's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday marketed a growing chance the central bank could lift rates by another half-percentage point when it meets later this month. What he's saying: "If the totality of the data were to indicate that faster tightening is warranted, we would be prepared to increase the pace of rate hikes," chair Jerome Powell said in his first testimony toSee more
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Joseph Achten
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The United States has a weird thing called "the debt ceiling" 💰 which is just a limit on how much debt the country can take on. If the national debt reaches that limit, the US might not be able to pay its investors. The current US debt is around $31. That’s a trillion with a T and the Treasury Department warns the country will hit the “debt ceiling” on Thursday. The US regularly comes close to hSee more
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Do you think we are heading towards a recession #publiccommunity ❓ The past months have seen news stories mentioning “recession” more and more as fear grows of a economic downturn. Data Bloomberg via Goldman Sachs | Chart from Axios VisualsSee more
Another year of deal-making is coming to a close 💰 Globally, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has seen a slowdown this year compared to 2021, with the total value of deals, at $2.7 trillion, being down "around one-third on last year" by the third quarter's end, Refinitiv reported in October. In the U.S., there was $1.2 trillion worth of M&A activity in the first nine months, marking a 40%See more
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