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Money with Murphy - Downshifting

Money with Murphy - Downshifting

While we expect the US economy to continue growing, the theme of downshifting has clearly emerged. In this week’s video, I discuss a few factors that will potentially influence the slowdown of the economy.

Money with Murphy - Looking Back at 2021

Money with Murphy - Looking Back at 2021

Despite the challenges of the year, the S&P 500 proved yet again that bull markets climb a wall of worry. As I look back at 2021, I am also looking forward to what the new year brings. Wishing you and yours all the best this holiday season and see you next year.

Markets in a Minute: Climate Change

Markets in a Minute: Climate Change

Climate action is front and center for both the Biden administration and many of the world’s largest companies. Read my latest Markets in a Minute for a look at the opportunities and obstacles in the race to a clean-energy future and the implications for investors.

<span>Money with Murphy &#8211; Omicron</span>

Money with Murphy – Omicron

Covid-19, the Delta variant, and now Omicron. Watch this short video for insight into why the markets reacted differently to each.

Markets in a Minute:&#160;<span>Quantitative Easing</span>

Markets in a Minute: Quantitative Easing

The Fed has entered one of the most-difficult phases of its pandemic response as it begins to dial back stimulus measures even before the full effects of its policies are felt and amid new risks. Read my latest Markets in a Minute for a look under the monetary-policy hood and the implications for the markets and the economy.

Money with Murphy - Housing

Money with Murphy - Housing

There is a big discrepancy between different measures of house prices. Watch this short video to learn more about the indices that track these measures and what’s going on in the housing market.

Markets in a Minute: Bonds

Markets in a Minute: Bonds

Despite low rates, rising inflation fears and tight credit spreads, bonds still play an important role in investors’ portfolios. Certain types of fixed-income instruments are actually designed to protect against inflation. Read about the reasons for continuing to invest in fixed income in the latest Markets in a Minute.

<span>Money with Murphy &#8211; Energy Price</span>

Money with Murphy – Energy Price

Crude oil, heating oil, natural gas, propane – are all at levels not seen since 2014. To learn more about what’s driving the increase in energy prices watch this short video.

Markets in a Minute: Supply Chains

Markets in a Minute: Supply Chains

The pandemic has been blamed for disrupting the global supply chain and stoking inflationary pressures. But other issues have contributed to our supply-chain woes. Read about the reasons for supply chain disruptions and where we go from here in the latest Markets in a Minute

<span>Money with Murphy &#8211; Octoberphobia: Seasonal Market Patterns</span>

Money with Murphy – Octoberphobia: Seasonal Market Patterns

What do Octoberphobia, bear killer, and Santa Claus all mean for your portfolio? Watch this short video to learn more about the seasonal patterns of the fourth quarter.

<strong>Markets in a Minute: Cryptocurrencies</strong>

Markets in a Minute: Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies have generated a lot of interest among investors, yet they're still something of an enigma. They're also a controversial asset class with a wide range of potential outcomes for investors. Read more in the latest Markets in a Minute on cryptocurrencies.

<span>Money with Murphy - Let's Talk Evergrande</span>

Money with Murphy - Let's Talk Evergrande

With over $300 billion in debt, the Evergrande Group is the second largest real estate developer in China.  After missing a bond payment and the fear of continued distress, how will this effect the global market?  Watch this short video to learn more.

<span>Markets in a Minute: Debt Ceiling - Week of Sept. 28</span>

Markets in a Minute: Debt Ceiling - Week of Sept. 28

The current showdown in Congress over raising the debt ceiling has high economic stakes. But it’s worth recalling that we’ve been down this road before, and the federal government has always managed to find a path forward, if not without some short-term fallout. 

<span>Money with Murphy - Let's Talk Housing</span>

Money with Murphy - Let's Talk Housing

Watch the latest Money with Murphy video for insight on what caused the increase in home prices and what we can expect.

Markets in a Minute - September 14, 2021

Markets in a Minute - September 14, 2021

With equity valuations near historic highs, where does the market go from here? While headwinds are likely to keep near-term returns muted, the massive liquidity still working its way through the economy and strong corporate profit margins should provide a tailwind for growth and earnings. Read more about the near-term outlook.