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Randall W. Forsyth


North Hempstead, NY, United States

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Past articles by Randall:

Like Closed-End Muni Funds? Early January Could Be a Great Time for Buying.

End-of-year tax-loss selling widens discounts from net asset values, trims prices, and boosts yields. → Read More

Higher Rates Hammer Home Buyers—and Make Mortgage REITs Lucrative for Investors

There are risks, but common shares of companies such as Annaly Capital Management now have yields as high as 20%. → Read More

Don’t Expect a Big Rally, Even if GOP Wins Control of Congress

The Fed, not the politicians, will call the stock market’s tune. Shades of 1994, with some important exceptions. → Read More

The Recession Will Begin Soon, Says Top Economist. But the Bounceback Rally Will Be Strong.

But downturn will set the stage for a market rally toward end of 2023, predicts Piper Sandler’s Nancy Lazar. → Read More

Central Bankers Talk Tough on Interest Rates. That Could Change if Markets and Economies Don’t Perk Up.

Fed’s Powell talks pledges to fight steadfastly against inflation, but ECB’s Lagarde casts doubt. → Read More

A Key Bond Yield Nears 3%. It’s a Bad Omen for Stocks.

Historically, shares have done much better when the yield was below that level than when it surpassed it. → Read More

A Buoyant Housing Market Complicates the Fed's Job of Taming Inflation

Housing activity isn't being hurt much by the sharp rise in mortgage interest rates. → Read More

The Case for Building Wealth With Stocks, Not Homes

Studies show higher sustained yearly gains for equities, compared with residential properties, even without figuring in upkeep costs. → Read More

Now Isn't the Time to Look for Bargain Stocks in Russia

While the prices of Russian equities and the ruble dropped sharply Tuesday, more volatility and losses are likely. → Read More

Inflation, Interest-Rate Jitters, and Putin Are Brewing a Fierce Storm for Investors

Stay calm, but buckle up. More market turbulence is ahead. → Read More

The Jobs Report Reveals a Booming Labor Market. Here’s Where Interest Rates Are Headed.

What the higher employment rate means for bonds, stocks, and central banks’ next steps. → Read More

High-Flying Stocks Tumble Out of the Sky in an Unforgiving Week

Despite an encouraging jobs report, Friday adds to pummeling of names that some investors view as overpriced. → Read More

The Fed’s Inflation Problem Will Get Worse, Not Better

U.S. companies now have a nosebleed-level market valuation equal to a record 2.5 times GDP. → Read More

6 High-Yield Energy Funds to Stay Ahead of Inflation

Energy-based closed-end funds with high yields could help you stay ahead of rising prices. → Read More

Stocks Go From Wretched to Record In Topsy-Turvy Week

Cyclical shares slide in tandem with slipping bond yields, but then both make a comeback. → Read More

The Housing Market Is on Fire. The Fed Is Stoking the Flames.

The central bank’s unneeded bond buying is heating up already red-hot demand for homes. → Read More

Stocks Take Heed of Bonds' Slowdown Signal

Stocks now are noticing the signs of a slowing economy that have been increasingly evident to the bond market. → Read More

Disco Inferno: The U.S. Could Be Headed Back to ’70s-Style Stagflation

As inflation rises, one veteran forecaster sees little reason for optimism on long-term economic growth. → Read More

Bonds’ Odd Behavior May Presage Weaker Second-Half Economy

Inflation rises, but interest rates stay subdued, amid monthly pump-priming from the Fed. → Read More

All Eyes Are on the Fed After Friday’s Strong Jobs Report

Friday’s report is unlikely to spur any change at the next Federal Open Market Committee meeting on July 27-28. → Read More