saving had an interesting article about what Americans are saving for retirement. The consensus is that Americans, as a whole, aren’t saving enough. A survey, held in conjunction with America Saves Week, reported that only 52% of non-retired Americans are saving for retirement. This includes saving for a desirable standard of living. This was downContinue reading “saving”

treasury yields and inflation

Is inflation still on the table or not? Recent Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statements indicate they want a rise in inflation before a rate hike happens. With commodity prices soft, this signals a rise in inflation. The question is how much of a rise. The pace of economic growth remains moderate at best. TheContinue reading “treasury yields and inflation”

apple and privacy

“The government is asking Apple to hack our own users and undermine decades of security advancements which protect our customers — including tens of millions of American citizens — from sophisticated hackers and cybercriminals,” said Cook. @MarketWatch    Read the source story: Cook Won’t Comply In the order, U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym agreed with aContinue reading “apple and privacy”