U.S. Economy

The Fed Can’t Help You

The Fed Can’t Help You

Don’t fight the Fed. This is good advice … or at least it was in normal times. But we’re not in Kansas anymore, and unfortunately for stock prices, the Federal Reserve’s best efforts are not enough to sustain a bull market. That means stocks are headed for another...
How Safe Is That Dividend?

How Safe Is That Dividend?

In yesterday’s Your Money Matters video, Clint Lee and I talked about how to identify companies that are likely to survive the COVID-19 crisis. The thumbnail version: It’s all about the balance sheet … assets versus liabilities. All else being equal, a company that...