Economist Perspective: Equities Bull Market Turns 10
Could a resolution of the trade war and the Fed’s pause on interest rate hikes give the stock market a second wind? Equities marked an important chapter this month with the decade-long bull market. The big question now is if the unintended consequences of monetary and trade policies could derail the stock market? Blu Putnam, Chief Economist at CME Group discusses.
Market of the Week: 10-Year T-Note
Federal Reserve watchers are on alert as several Fed officials are slated to speak this week. Dan Gramza discusses why Fedspeak, bond auctions and continued talks between the U.S and China may impact treasury yields.
Economist Perspective: Will The Fed Hold, Raise or Cut Rates?
After multiple interest rate hikes, could the Fed resort to cutting rates next? Fed fund futures are showing there is a 24% chance of an interest-rate cut in January 2020. Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist discusses why the Fed may be at a crossroads when it comes to their 2019-2020 rate hike path.
Market Movers: December FOMC Meeting
Has the Fed already penciled in their final rate hike for 2018 or will they surprise the markets at next week’s FOMC meeting? In this video Jim Iuorio, Managing Director TJM Institutional Services and Scott Martin, Chief Investment Officer of Kingsview Asset Management discuss if the flattening yield curve is a concern and why the Fed’s statement is key.
Market Movers: U.S. Jobs Report
Big picture: Does the unemployment number matter to the Fed this month? In this video Jim Iuorio, Managing Director TJM Institutional Services and Scott Martin, Chief Investment Officer of Kingsview Asset Management discuss if the data will be in-line or better-than-expected and what this means for stock and bond markets.