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The strange world of negative interest rates
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
For most of my four-decade career, interest rates have been much higher than today. In the late 1970s, and for most of the 1980s, interest... Read more
China and the U.S. fight for leadership role
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The U.S.-Chinese competition for global leadership keeps escalating. Although most people see this current conflict as a trade war... Read more
The Fed responds to the pressure
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The Federal Reserve Bank, headed by Jerome Powell, took the unusual step this week of cutting interest rates when the economy is strong... Read more
Tesla results feed both bulls and bears
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Tesla came up short for the second quarter, in the eyes of Wall Street analysts who forecast earnings. On other measures, the company... Read more
Change generates disruption and opportunity
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
Change is constant, in life and in investing. Most of us would prefer that things continue as they are, especially when it’s to our... Read more