Carlos Garay

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Is Stage Set For Markets To Again Be Smarter Than The Fed?

The Federal Reserve’s dual mandate, established by Congress, is to maintain economic growth, while avoiding excessive inflation.<p>It attempts to do so by shifting back and forth between tight money policies and easy money policies, hiking or lowering interest rates, depending on whether the economy …

Governor Cuomo Just Made An Incredibly Geeky Credit Rating Joke

"Instead of, 'It's Miller time,'" Cuomo said, referencing the famous beer slogan, "It's Moody's and Fitch time."<p>This won't be Cuomo's first credit rating party this week. On Monday, Cuomo celebrated New York's Moody's upgrade with a cake. This inspired several more credit rating quips during the …

Is A Country's GDP Per Capita Related To The Quality Of Its Soccer Team?

Nope.<p>Credit Suisse recently examined the demographics and economic conditions of every country with a team in the World Cup.<p>What they found was a huge amount of diversity. Here are a few bullets from their report:<p>Soccer is one of those sports that requires very little equipment. So, the wealth of a …

Next Round: Beers for the long, hot summer

When the going gets hot, there's some summer beers to keep you going.<p>As the summer temperatures rise, many beer palates migrate toward lighter, easy-to-drink selections — and brewers are ready to cooperate.<p>Among the wave of seasonals landing in stores and on taps are unique twists on traditional …

Do recessions strengthen relationships or hurt?

As most people already know, our economy is recently recovering from the "Great Recession." Although little was great about this time when unemployment exceeded 10% and output fell by around 5.1%, it served as a wake up call for some Americans who are budgeting better and allocating money for …

5 industries that millennials are destroying

There’s a lot to be said for watching demographic shifts as you craft your long-term investing strategy.<p>And while Baby Boomer stocks like health care …

How I got prescription eyeglasses for $11

For some people, losing a pair of prescription glasses is a costly mistake. For me, it’s equivalent to lunch at Chipotle.<p>OK, I’m exaggerating, but …

Confessions of insider trader Scott London

Here’s one way to avoid doing jail time for securities fraud: Don’t pass on classified information to a third party or trade on it. To some people, …

Why China Will Win The 2022 FIFA World Cup

With the FIFA World Cup underway in Brazil, a popular joke doing the rounds in China tells the story of a fairy appearing in front of a group of Chinese and telling them that they will be granted one wish. The first request from the group is to lower the prices of apartments, so that all Chinese …

Linking The Dollar To Gold: Completing The Recipe For Restoring An Economic Boom For America

Alexander Hamilton was America’s first Secretary of Treasury under President George Washington. When he first entered office in 1789, America was an agricultural nation of just 4 million still broke from its financially costly victory over the British Empire in the Revolutionary War.<p>The states had …