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How inflation, interest rate hikes affect the 60/40 portfolio strategy

How a 60/40 portfolio strategy worksThe strategy allocates 60% to stocks and 40% to bonds — a traditional portfolio that carries a moderate level of risk.More generally, "60/40" is a shorthand for the broader theme of investment diversification. The thinking is: When stocks...

Will Interest Rate Hikes Fix Inflation? – Silver Doctors

So far the rate hikes have been tepid, prompting commentators to ask if the hikes are enough to curb inflation? by Keith Weiner of Monetary-Metals Senator Elizabeth Warren and President Joe Biden claim that inflation is caused by greedy corporations. And they propose to solve this problem...

Great! U.S. Not Causing “Upward” Or “Elevated” Inflation, Just That U & R Thing And That C Thing, Gold & Silver Tread Water As...

The “most important Fed meeting, ever” has just concluded… (by Half Dollar) The Fed has just concluded its most recent 2-day FOMC meeting. Here’s the Fed’s statement, posted in its entirety (bold added for emphasis and commentary): Overall economic activity appears to have picked up after edging down...

Fed hikes its benchmark interest rate by 0.75 percentage point, the biggest increase since 1994

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday launched its biggest broadside yet against inflation, raising benchmark interest rates three-quarters of a percentage point in a move that equates to the most aggressive hike since 1994.Ending weeks of speculation, the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee took...

Fed’s Mary Daly says rate hikes should continue until inflation tamed

San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly said Wednesday she backs raising interest rates aggressively until inflation comes down to a reasonable level.Those moves likely would entail multiple 50 basis point hikes at coming meetings, then a possible rest to see how the...

Fed Vice Chair Lael Brainard says it’s ‘very hard to see the case’ for the Fed pausing rate hikes

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Lael Brainard said Thursday that it's unlikely the central bank will be taking a break from its current rate-hiking cycle anytime soon.Though she stressed that Fed policymakers will remain data-dependent, Brainard said the most likely path will be that...