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Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Are Declining Interest Rates Responsible for Stock Growth?’ – Nick Maggiulli – Of Dollars and Data
- Until last year, we’ve seen a pretty clear downward trend in interest rates for the last 40 years. Some people say that most of the stock growth from that time can be attributed to rates. But can they? Nick takes a look in his latest post.
‘Approaching 62? What to Know About Social Security’s 8.7% COLA’ – Lorie Konish – CNBC
- Inflation over the last year was responsible for the largest COLA in Social Security benefits we’ve seen in quite some time. In you’re in, or nearing, the age eligible to claim Social Security, here’s what you need to know.
‘How Do Stocks and Bonds Perform Following Big Down Years?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- 2022 is in the past, and it was one of the worst years we’ve seen in the market recently. But enough of the past. Let’s look to the future. How should we expect markets to perform this year? Ben takes a look at how markets have bounced back as a point reference.
‘Updating My Favorite Performance Chart for 2022’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- Not only is it Ben’s favorite performance chart, but it’s one of MY favorite performance charts as well! Ben updated his annual performance quilt to reflect how the different areas of the market performed in 2022. It’s an annual reminder that picking the top performers every year is VERY tough.