The Fight Against Inflation Intensifies
Inflation is at a 40-year high. The Federal Reserve is doing everything possible to lower this inflation rate. A recent move saw the Fed raise benchmark interest rates by half a percentage point. Though the increase appears small, it is the most significant hike in two decades. Economists describe it as the most aggressive step yet against inflation. (source)
Colorado Investor Explains How Real Estate Prices Could Double Again in 12 Months
On a recent episode of Inside the Firm Alex and Lance explain how real estate prices could double again in 12 months!
Colorado Business Owners Discuss The Federal Reserves Plans to Issue Digital Currency
On a recent episode of Inside the Firm Alex and Lance discuss how the Federal Reserve plans to issue a new digital currency.
A Major Recession Is Coming, Warns Deutsche Bank
One of the world's biggest banks has recently warned that a major recession is coming to the United States. Having previously forecasted a "mild" economic downtown, Deutsche Bank is now raising eyebrows by forecasting a much bigger recession than previously expected.
More Bad News For The Economy As Recession Fears Grow
Some economists are concerned about a recession in the United States. According to The New York Times, "demand — for cars, for homes, for restaurant meals and for the workers to provide them — has outstripped supply, leading to the fastest inflation in 40 years. Policymakers at the Federal Reserve argue they can cool off the economy and bring down inflation without driving up unemployment and causing a recession. But many economists are skeptical that the Fed can engineer such a soft landing, especially in a moment of such extreme global uncertainty."
Colorado Business Owner Heeds Warning of The Feds Indicating Another Housing Bubble Brewing
On a recent episode of Inside the Firm Alex and Lance heed warnings of the federal reserve indicating that another housing bubble might be brewing and how that affects Colorado.
America Might Be In Housing Bubble, Warn Experts
The Dallas Federal Reserve is concerned about a potential housing bubble brewing in the United States. "Our evidence points to abnormal U.S. housing market behavior for the first time since the boom of the early 2000s. Reasons for concern are clear in certain economic indicators—the price-to-rent ratio, in particular, and the price-to-income ratio—which show signs that 2021 house prices appear increasingly out of step with fundamentals."
Fannie Mae DOWNGRADES Their Housing Market Forecast
Get Connected To a GREAT Real Estate Agent in Your Area <a href="https://homeandmoney.com/jason">https://homeandmoney.com/jason</a> Fannie Mae announced their REVISED housing market forecast and economic forecast for 2022, downgraded both of their forecasts. This is due to the conflict in Ukraine, inflation pressures and Federal Reserve monetary policy tightening. Meanwhile the average 30yr fixed rate mortgage surged to 5% today to the highest levels since November 2018! Mortgage rates have now skyrocketed 1.6% from one year ago! In today’s housing market update, I share this information of surging interest rates and what would need to happen for a housing market crash. *** Jason Walter, CPA (lic 103885); Sacramento real estate agent and native; Realty ONE Group Complete (DRE 01923240). This post may include affiliate links (if you purchase anything through these affiliated links, the author may earn a commission).
Inflation "could get out of control" soon according to economic expert
A dollar bill.Reno Mark/Getty Images (Canva Pro license.) During a panel talk at Columbia University, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard gave a stark warning that runaway inflation "could get out of control" and "become a serious problem" if the central bank does not step in soon and adjust interest rates.
Interest Rate Hikes Are Coming! Federal Reserve Announcement
It’s official… Interest rates are set to INCREASE! The Federal Reserve made a HUGE announcement that they will begin raising interest rates in 2022. In addition, the Federal Reserve also plans to accelerate their taper of Treasury bonds and mortgage backed securities. All of this could increase mortgage interest rates in 2022. In today’s housing market update, I share all the details of this new development that was announced on December 15, 2021. Get Connected To a GREAT Real Estate Agent in Your Area (ad): <a href="https://homeandmoney.com/jason">https://homeandmoney.com/jason</a> *** Jason Walter, CPA (lic 103885) Sacramento real estate agent and native Realty ONE Group Complete (DRE 01923240) This post may include affiliate links (if you purchase anything through these affiliated links, the author may earn a commission).
Inflation is Spiking, Now at 7% Annually, and Is Likely To Stay High
Inflation has now spiked for the fourth month in a row. On Jan. 12, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the annual inflation had reached 7.0%, as of Dec. 2021. This was the largest 12-month increase since the 12 months ending June 1982. That is almost 40 years ago (39.5 years).
Consumer Group Applauds Biden's Federal Reserve Nominees
Americans for Financial Reform Issues Call for Wall Street Regulation. Following the announcement that President Biden has nominated three new members to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, consumer advocacy group Americans for Financial Reform praised the nominees and called for more aggressive regulation of Wall Street by the Fed.
Feds to Decrease Mortgage-Backed Securities Holdings Amid Triple Rate Hikes and Runaway Inflation
Over the past twelve months, the rate of inflation has increased dramatically, with current rates at a staggering 6.2%. As store shelves remain partially empty and the price of goods continues to rise, the Federal Reserve has stepped in to alleviate the pressure.