Insights & News

Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Special Report – January 31 – February 1, 2023

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FTDO: What should Financial Institutions do with Short Term Cash Crunch?

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FTDO: A Priority for 2023: Considering Discretionary. Fiduciary. Advisory. vs. Brokerage.

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FTDO: Investment Policy Statement Deep Dive. Lots has happened in the last 4 years.

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Special Report – December 13-14 2022

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: DR. EDMOND J. SEIFRIED November 2022 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Meeting Commentary Report – November 1-2 2022

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FTDO: Go ahead; Prove It To Yourself (and hopefully sleep better at night)

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FTDO: Monitoring Muni & MBS Risk on a Monthly Basis. Simply & Effectively

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FTDO: An important re-look at Credit Risk within your Securities Portfolio

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Special Report – September 20 – 21 2022

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FTDO: As the PSF nears its Limits, What Does this mean for Bondholders?

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FTDO: Student Loan Forgiveness. What could that mean for Financial Institutions?

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FTDO: Industry Q2 2022 Call Report Data Summary Findings

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: DR. EDMOND J. SEIFRIED August 2022 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Meeting Commentary Report – July 26 – 27 2022

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: DR. EDMOND J. SEIFRIED May 2022 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Meeting Commentary Report – May 3,4 2022

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Buying Bigger & Smaller Security Sized Quantities Can improve Yield, ROI, ROA, and Capital

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FTDO: Some MBSs may extend and not pay down as expected

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: DR. EDMOND J. SEIFRIED ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Meeting Commentary Report – January 25, 26 2022

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NASA, We have liftoff. Should you move from AFS to HTM?

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Meeting Commentary Report – July 27 – 28

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ALCO AND DECISION MAKING WHAT FACTORS INFLUENCE YOUR DECISIONS… HARD DATA, GUT INSTINCTS, OR PERSONAL BIASES?

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Meeting Commentary Report – June 15, 16

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: DR. EDMOND J. SEIFRIED Q1 2021 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

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GENERATING ADDITIONAL YIELD THROUGH BOND SUBSTITUTION and AGGREGATION

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REGISTERED INVESTMENT ADVISORY vs. BROKERAGE AS DIFFERENT AS NIGHT AND DAY

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RAISING THE ISSUE OF ANNUAL RAISES: A METHODICAL APPROACH IN THESE TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY

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Dr. Ed Seifried’s FOMC Meeting Commentary Report – April 27, 28

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A COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVE OF A GLOBAL SITUATION: LIBOR TO SOFR

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Taxable Municipal Bonds, Gaining Ground in a Low Interest Rate Environment

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