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Fed Meeting Update

Sept 21, 2022, Fed Meeting This afternoon at two, the Federal Reserve will announce their latest interest rate decision and will follow that with a press conference at 2:30. These events are notorious for causing … read more Fed Meeting Update

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An Energy Update

Almost Winter On July 17 we wrote a blog post titled running-out-of-energy .  In there, we discussed the brewing energy crisis in Europe. Then, we said we suspect the energy crisis will become front and center in … read more An Energy Update

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Supply Shock—Is the Worst Over?

Fearing the Worst When Russia invaded Ukraine earlier this year, the whole world understandably panicked. Predictions of mass starvation were bandied about, and with some reason. A total of 345 million people are in danger … read more Supply Shock—Is the Worst Over?

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Stacking the Deck

Stocks can go up, down, and up and down. At any given moment, the price can rise or fall for a host of factors. A financial whale could be making a large purchase that could … read more Stacking the Deck

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Running out of Energy

A Cold Shower As a kid, I grew up in a miner’s household. That typically meant feast or famine, depending on the economy. When the economy was humming along, my dad had as much work … read more Running out of Energy

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Inflation—A Closer Look

Inflation—What’s Next? Inflation! Now there is a word that faded from economic memory for the past few decades. Most of us have little to no experience with how to operate in an inflationary environment. Although … read more Inflation—A Closer Look

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Housing Prices

Inflation Adjusted Housing Occasionally, when I visit my father-in-law I get into “converstations” about the state of the world, as tends to happen when people of two different generations come together. Unlike many people, we … read more Housing Prices

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Good Reads

We read a lot. And most of it is related to two particular subjects, trading/finance/economics (we’ll call that one subject), and travel. Both of which seem quite applicable to those at Wanderer Financial. Here’s our … read more Good Reads

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When Stocks Get Ahead of Themselves

Valuation Compression Awww, a good old correction. Nice to get that out of the way, so stocks are cheap again, right? Well, ummm. There are two ways stocks can decline. Either the premium paid for … read more When Stocks Get Ahead of Themselves

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Inflating Our Way Out

Rate Hikes and Soft Landings The Fed has backed itself into a corner. Whether it be the Greenspan put or the taper tantrum, all eyes are on the fed and it has its hands full. … read more Inflating Our Way Out