Category Archives: The Free Trade
Gary Gensler, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, is out to kill payment-for-order-flow (PFOF), the misunderstood retail trade routing mechanism that birthed commission-free trading while enriching a few love-to-hate brokerages and Wall Street scapegoats.
But killing PFOF could kill retail trading and investing, the greatest, most equalizing, easiest to access, wealth creation avenue for all Americans.
This is a big story, but the circus surrounding the 75-basis-point rate hike the Fed announced on yesterday has swept it under the rug along with all the opportunities it represents for us. So, I wanted to take time in today’s Total Wealth to address what this means for you and what you can do about it.
Every bond and stock investor knows at least one Wall Street saying regarding Fed policy moves. Some of them are: "Never fight the Fed," "Follow the Fed," and "Don't fade the Fed." They're good advice, but only to a point. That point is...
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