Archives: January 2016








FOMC Statement: Fed Holds Steady on Rates

Walter Whitehurst FOMC Statement: Fed Holds Steady on Rates According to statement issued at the conclusion of today’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting, committee members decided against raising the target federal funds rate. Mixed economic conditions, slower economic growth in the 4th quarter and low inflation contributed to the decision against raising rates. The target […]


Video: What Is A Counter-Offer?

Walter Whitehurst Video: What Is A Counter-Offer? What Is A Counter-Offer? The video puts this in more visual terms, but basically, a seller can respond to a buyer’s offer with changes – a “counter” – that improves the terms. You need to put yourself in their shoes and construct a modified offer that you think […]