De Groote Financial Group June 1, 2021

Week Ending May 14th, 2021 Inflation got you down?… Do not worry. The Federal Reserve has a plan or, in Fed speak the tools to help fix it. What does it mean – The Fed has three main tools in its box. 1. The Hammer – interest rate increases. 2. The Wrench – tapering asset […]

De Groote Financial Group October 21, 2016

U.S. Consumer Prices Up 0.3% in September… Energy and housing drove prices higher. Core inflation, excluding food and energy, rose a modest 0.1%. What it means – Prices increased 1.5% from last year, and core inflation jumped 2.2%. That’s higher than the Fed’s 2.0% target, but they don’t use the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ core […]