Saturday, December 14, 2019

The Fed, Apple, Facebook and GDP: Today’s a Super Busy Day

Today's one of the biggest sessions of the year, with a Federal Reserve meeting and major technology earnings.
Guess What? The Yield Curve Is Steepening

Guess What? The Yield Curve Is Steepening

The yield curve flattened over the summer as fear swept the market. But now as it goes the other way, sentiment may...
Markets Take a Huge Dovish Turn, Just in Time for Powell's Speech

Markets Take a Huge Dovish Turn, Just in Time for Powell’s Speech

Key employment data is due this morning, but the bigger story may be Jerome Powell in the afternoon. The...
The Fed Takes a Hawkish Turn, Thanks to the U.S. Consumer

The Fed Takes a Hawkish Turn, Thanks to the U.S. Consumer

The Federal Reserve took a hawkish turn yesterday, thanks to an improving U.S. consumer. "Household spending has been rising...
Will Jerome Powell Signal an October Cut? All Eyes on the Fed

Will Jerome Powell Signal an October Cut? All Eyes on the Fed

The Federal Reserve's expected to cut interest rates today, but next month's the real question. Will the central bank...
Consumer Keeps Looking Stronger as Other Parts of the Economy Soften

Consumer Keeps Looking Stronger as Other Parts of the Economy Soften

The U.S. consumer keeps roaring ahead, even as investors worry about President Trump's trade war against China. Consumer spending...
Housing Rallies as Lower Rates Make Investors View the Glass as Half Full

Housing Rallies as Lower Rates Make Investors View the Glass as Half Full

Last week, low interest rates freaked out investors. Now they're helping boost an important part of the U.S. economy: housing.
Interest Rates Are Crashing: Here's What You Need to Know

Interest Rates Are Crashing. Here’s What You Need to Know

Interest rates are nosediving around the world. Here's what you need to know as this becomes an increasingly mainstream story.
Podcast: A Fear Bubble Is Deflating in the Stock Marketvideo

Podcast: Buy the Rumor and Sell the News

The Federal Reserve rate cut demonstrated some basic principles for dealing with major news events like central bank meetings. Markets are forward-looking...
From Hawk to Dove: How the Fed Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Rate Cuts

From Hawk to Dove: How the Fed Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Rate...

Today's the Fed's big day. After nine months of hints, the central bank is expected to cut interest rates...
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