• 3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

    29 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is likely - if not certain - to leave interest rates alone when its latest policy meeting ends Wednesday. But expectations are high that the Fed and its chairman, Jerome Powell, will signal that a rate cut may come soon for the first time in more than a decade.
    Behind the Fed's thinking is concern about possible economic harm resulting from the Trump administration's trade war with China and signs that the global economy is weakening. Two weeks ago, Powell said in a speech that the Fed was monitoring the administration's aggressive use of tariffs and would...
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  • Rate cuts won't boost the stock market, UBS says: 'The Fed put is dead'

    29 days ago - By CNBC

    UBS believes a rate cut would do little to lift the market.
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  • Treasury yields drop as investors remain hopeful for a Fed rate cut

    Treasury yields drop as investors remain hopeful for a Fed rate cut

    29 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Thomas Franck :
    The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since September 2017 on Tuesday as the Federal Reserve began its two-day policy meeting and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi promised further stimulus if inflation doesn't meet its target in the euro zone.
    Yields moved off their lows later Tuesday morning after President Donald Trump tweeted that he will be meeting with China's Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit next week.
    By 9:50 a.m. ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note had fallen 1 basis point to 2.07%, off a 20-month...
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  • As Fed Gathers, Positive Vibe Appears To Return As Strength In Europe Crosses Ocean

    29 days ago - By Forbes

    We've been extremely range-bound the last few days, but that seems to be changing amid growing hopes for stimulus from the European Central Bank. Odds for a Fed rate cut tomorrow are still low, but grew overnight, according to the futures market.
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  • Fed should listen to the Treasury market's screams to cut rates, Wall Street bull Tony Dwyer says

    29 days ago - By CNBC

    Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer warns that If the Fed fails on Wednesday to signal a rate cut, the June rally could hit the skids.
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  • One group of stocks has been a surefire winner when the Fed cuts interest rates

    29 days ago - By CNBC

    Investors bracing themselves for lower Federal Reserve rates should think about loading up on health care stocks, history shows.
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  • Fed Rate Cut: It's Not What You Think

    29 days ago - By Forbes

    The Fed is unlikely to cut rates once and leave it be. Like roaches, there is rarely just one. Interest rates are raised gradually, to combat potential inflation and curb speculative economic activity , and they are reduced the same way...gradually, successively.
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