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Shortly before the 2019 holiday shopping season kicked off, the FBI warned us that smart TVs might be dangerous.

Most of these newer smart TVs have built in cameras, often designed with facial recognition so the TV knows who is watching what and can suggest appropriate programming. Think of Amazon...

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It's now clear that the investigations into President Trump are likely to continue through the 2020 elections. What's still uncertain is the impact that these investigations will have on the stock market.

After rallying since Trump's election victory in November 2016, the S&P 500 Index has done p...

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The Fed is growing the money supply and that will help the U.S. economy

Since 2015, the Federal Reserve has raised short-term interest rates nine times, including in December 2018, but all that rate-raising came to an end in the summer of 2019.

On Wednesday, July 31st at 2 pm EST, the Fed cut i...

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Investors need to remember that the Fed is not the Monster under the bed

One day, the Federal Reserve’s recent run of rate hikes will end – or will continue – and that provokes a lot of investor anxiety. Fortunately, those fears are overblown.

Here is the thing about the Fed: rate hikes and rate...

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Some of us may remember the “good old days,” when gasoline prices were as low as 25¢ per gallon. Others may recall when a can of soda cost 15¢. But prices tend to rise over time—sometimes steadily and sometimes abruptly. In the years ahead, inflation will most likely decrease the purchasing power of...

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Will the slowdown in China’s growth keep inflation in check?

Inflation remains relatively low, both in the United States and globally, with the U.S. inflation rate hovering around the Federal Reserve’s 2% target.

Dropping oil prices and falling gas prices are big reasons, but these are always s...

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