Archive: October 2018

Credit Unions – A New Growth Opportunity in Brokered CDs

Credit unions issuing brokered CDs averaged just 5 institutions per quarter from 2008 to 2015. Beginning in the 2nd quarter of 2015, these institutions accelerated from 5 to 92 by the 2nd quarter of 2018, and, as of this article publishing date, rose again to 119. IDC Financial Publishing (IDCFP) estimates…

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Our Unique Cost of Equity is the Key to Forecasting the S&P

Each day market observers try to explain the stock market and experts use algorithms, created by artificial intelligence, to determine equity risk and reward. IDC Financial Publishing has found the best method to forecast stock prices in periods of strong earnings growth and high return on equity is to project…

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Reflation Trade Offers New Risks and Rewards

Reflation trade continues to affect the outcomes in the investment market, as the nominal yield on the 5-Year T-Note is projected to rise to 4% by June 2020. Investors should consider both risk and reward with the increase in yields. Yields on U.S. Treasury securities are rising to levels that…

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