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Fed Watching

Sigma Investment Counselors

September 1, 2015

It appears that, after reviewing the latest comments from the Fed, the majority of prognosticators continue to believe that the Fed is likely to modestly increase interest rates at the September meeting.  Apparently these expectations come despite some real questions as to whether economic conditions actually warrant higher interest rates.  Consider:

Would the Fed increase interest rates just because it’s about time, despite a dearth of supportive economic data?

All comments and suggestions are welcome.

Walter J. Kirchberger, CFA® 

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