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The American cost of Russian sanctions

How serious are the sanctions on Russia? Will they even work? And how will they affect us here in the States? Read more
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Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Fed?

Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the inflation numbers for January 2022. At an eye-popping 7.5% (annualized), last month’s inflation rate is the highest in 40 years. Ouch.

So now everyone’s talking even more about the prospect Read more

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Are SPACs finally fizzling out?

SPACs are shell companies created for the express purpose of acquiring other firms and profiting from their success.
Along with the increased market volatility we’ve seen lately, another sign of market cooling is the decrease in SPAC activity. Read more
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