Is It a Soft Landing?

Is It a Soft Landing?

Economists use aviation metaphors to describe the results of central banks’ efforts to manage rapidly growing economies. If the Federal Reserve lifts rates enough to prevent the economy from overheating without jolting it into recession, then it has engineered a soft...

Weekly Perspective, May 7, 2012

The Markets The most important news last week may have actually happened this past weekend. On Sunday, voters went to the polls in France, Greece, and Germany and the results could have a major impact on world markets. French voters sent incumbent president Nicholas...