David Lerner Associates: What Is "Operation Twist"?
Over the years the investing world has come up with some unique and creative names to describe various investment and economic scenarios. Operation Twist refers to a current Federal Reserve monetary policy in which the Fed purchases long-term bonds and sells short-term bonds in an effort to bring down long-term interest rates and stimulate economic growth.
David Lerner Associates: QE, QE2, QE3 -Deciphering the Code
You may have heard these terms used recently when it comes to the economy but have no idea what they mean. If so, don’t feel bad --outside of economists and professional investors, many Americans are fuzzy about their actual meaning and relevance.
David Lerner Associates: How Interest Rate Hikes Affect Your Financial Well-Being
For the first time in nearly a decade, the Federal Reserve announced an interest rate increase - from zero percent to .25 percent immediately with more increases to come in 2016. That quarter percent might seem insignificant, but it is going to impact your finances.