2017, Fourth Quarter Report

Tax Cuts and Interest Rate Increases: Do They Matter?

As we bid farewell to 2017, we do so with equity prices broadly higher than at the year’s beginning, and long term interest rates lower. This occurred even as the Federal Reserve raised short term interest rates 3 times last year, to a recent range of 1.25% – 1.5%.   To read the entire report:  The Investment House Quarterly Q4 17