Keel Point Insights

Check out our guides, tools and research for expert help on all your
life planning, wealth planning, and familiy management questions!

Articles
& Videos

Awards &
Press Releases

Investment
Bulletins

Keel Point
in the News

Market Recap – September 26, 2022

Market Recap – September 26, 2022

The Fed is resolute in bringing inflation back to its annual target of 2% and announced a 75 bp increase in Fed Funds last week and signaled another 75 bp increase in November with a 50 bp increase in December.  Fed Chair Powell in last Wednesday’s post-FOMC meeting...

read more
Market Recap – September 19, 2022

Market Recap – September 19, 2022

The big question is whether the Fed will raise its Fed Funds rate 0.75% at its meetings this week or feel compelled to hike rates a full 1%. Although gasoline prices were down 11% m/m in August, CPI inflation was up 0.1% month over month, and up 8.3% over the last 12...

read more
Market Recap – September 6, 2022

Market Recap – September 6, 2022

 The August new jobs report last Friday was good news in several respects: slower pace of growth, lower wage rate growth, and increase in labor force participation.  Slower wage growth is the first thing the Fed needed to see to start leaning more towards a 50bp rate...

read more
Market Recap – August 29, 2022

Market Recap – August 29, 2022

With the inflation outlook becoming more positive, financial markets were hoping the Fed’s next move on interest rates would be less aggressive, but Chair Powell’s particularly blunt and hawkish Jackson Hole speech last Friday signaled otherwise, with the S&P 500...

read more
Market Recap – August 22, 2022

Market Recap – August 22, 2022

With the inflation outlook more positive, the big question in financial markets is whether the Fed will continue to raise interest rates 0.75% at its September 20-21 meetings or raise by a lower amount. Fed Chair Powell will speak to this on Friday, August 26, from...

read more
Market Recap – August 15, 2022

Market Recap – August 15, 2022

U.S. stock markets last week again reacted positively to economic and earnings data, reminding us that the stock market is a discounter of future economic conditions and expected Fed actions – not economic conditions today or last month. Headline CPI for July is...

read more
Market Recap – August 9, 2022

Market Recap – August 9, 2022

U.S. stock markets reacted positively to jobs growth and better than expected S&P 500 Q2 earnings reporting. July CPI inflation numbers will be reported Wednesday, August 10. The 528,000 jobs gains in July, along with a drop in the unemployment rate to 3.5% from...

read more