Posts by Mike Larson 2017 Aug 22 Want to Fight the Fed? Then Make Sure You Have the Right Weapons! Aug 10 Rates are Rising, But the Dollar is … Falling? What Gives? Jul 25 These Bond … Yes BOND … Plays are Soaring (and Beating Stocks!) Jul 12 What Will It Take to Spook the Interest Rate Markets? Jun 16 Fed Makes it Four (Hikes) – Are YOU Profiting? Jun 02 How to Boost Your Income Using a Time-Tested Strategy Worth Billions of Dollars (Literally!) May 18 How YOU Can Gauge Whether the Fed is Likely to Hike or Not May 03 Another Fed-Day is Here! What to Expect Today (and Down the Road) Apr 20 These High-Yielding Financial Stocks Keep Chugging Along While Others Falter; Here’s the Scoop … Apr 05 Dimes in Front of a Steamroller: An Important Interest Rate Lesson Mar 21 Fed Hikes Rates for Third Time … But History Suggests Many More Increases are Headed Your Way Mar 07 How to Profit as Trump, Fed Prick Bond Bubble – and Drive Trillions into Stocks! Feb 14 How to Make Money from Riskier Bonds in this Evolving Interest Rate Market Jan 31 Three Ways Trump Could Push Growth (and Interest Rates) Higher Jan 18 Trump Ignites a Banking Sector Bonanza – Will it Last? Jan 03 Oil, Inflation, and Interest Rates … Oh My! 2016 Dec 20 Fed Raises Rates Again: Five Consequences for Your Finances Dec 05 Fighting Back as Rates Rise: Four Investment Strategies for You Nov 10 Trump Wins! Here’s What It Means for Interest Rates and Your Investments Oct 31 Watch Out! There’s a “Bond-fire” Going on in Fixed Income Oct 18 Are Rising Interest Rates Bullish or Bearish for Stocks? Sep 30 My Observations on Real Estate Craziness and What to Do About it! Sep 12 What is the 30-Year Telling Us? Aug 25 The Great Rate/Rotation Debate Aug 12 It’s Not Just the Interest Rate That Matters Jul 27 Lower Rates Favor These Stock Sectors But How Long Will it Last? Jul 11 465 Billion Reasons You Shouldn’t Invest in this Interest Rate-Sensitive Sector Jun 23 The Lowest Interest Rates in 500 Years Jun 07 The Next Fed Rate Hike: Bullish, Bearish, or Something in Between? May 18 When Recession Plays Rocket You Should Get Ready for Trouble Apr 21 Bubbles Everywhere – and Not a Fed Response? Mar 21 When Central Banks Lose Control Mar 09 Safe Yields in a Negative Rate World Feb 22 Do You Know the “Buy” and “Sell” Signals For Stocks? Feb 10 As the Credit Cycle Turns, You Have to Turn With It. Jan 25 Favorite Fed Gauge Shows Inflation Fears M.I.A. Jan 13 The Major Force Driving Interest Rates Today 2015 Dec 18 What Does a Fed Hike Mean to Your Finances? Dec 14 Will Crashing Commodities Cause Long Term Rates to Plunge, Too? Dec 02 Would Fed Hikes be Bearish or Bullish for Bonds? Nov 05 Uncle Sam Is Getting Money for Free… While You Earn Nothing! Oct 12 Here’s a “TIP” on How to Gauge Inflation Risk Oct 07 Keep an Eye on “Junk” Bonds and Know Where the Economy is Headed! Sep 21 Your “Cheat Sheet” For Rising Rates Sep 16 The World’s Biggest Bond Bubble is About to Burst! Will You Be Ready? Aug 26 The Fed, The Job Market, and the First Rate Hike in More Than Nine Years Jul 15 How to Generate Income Safely Even as Interest Rates Rise 2014 Dec 31 How to Profit from Changing Interest Rates Jun 17 Why You Need an Interest Rate Barometer in Your Toolkit!