Open Mic


The paradox of the current job market

Virtually every conversation I have had with a business owner or executive in the last few weeks includes the lament that they desperately need and cannot, for love or money, hire new employees.

Inflation jitters may bring opportunity for bond investors

Volatility has returned to the bond market. The year-to-date-rise in bond yields is remarkable more for its speed than in its magnitude. Yields remain low by historical standards, but sudden moves are unsettling and serve as a reminder that the Federal Reserve exerts the greatest amount of control over the short end of the yield curve.

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