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Bloomberg: Stocks Tumble on Deepening Fears of a Fed Mistake: Markets Wrap
Stocks tumbled in Europe and Asia on Thursday while U.S. equity futures fell as investors expressed concern about a lack of relief from the Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening. The dollar weakened and the yen jumped. [more...]
Bloomberg: Fed Raises Rates, Turns More Cautious on Outlook for 2019 Hikes
The Federal Reserve raised borrowing costs for the fourth time this year, looking through a stock-market selloff and defying pressure to hold off from President Donald Trump, while dialing back projections for interest rates and economic growth in 2019. [more...]
Bloomberg: U.S. Stocks Tumble as Bets on Dovish Fed Go Wrong: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks careened to a 15-month low after Jerome Powell failed to quell investor angst that the Federal Reserve’s tightening policy will throttle economic growth. [more...]
Bloomberg: Goldman’s $1 Trillion Asset Manager Is Betting on Stocks in 2019
Equities are the place to be in 2019, according to a senior money manager at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
The company, which says it oversees more than $1 trillion, is betting that global growth will extend into next year, giving support to stock fundamentals. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bank of England Remains Stuck in Brexit Fix: Decision Day Guide
The Bank of England’s final policy decision of the year on Thursday remains hemmed in by Brexit uncertainty, less than 100 days before the U.K. leaves the European Union. [more...]
Bloomberg: The $48 Billion Sell-Off That Sent Japan Stocks Into Bear Market
Japanese stocks tumbled into a bear market, buffeted by the biggest foreign investor exodus in three decades. UBS Wealth Management says the worst may be yet to come. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bond Rally May Have Just Begun, Say Funds Reeling After Fed
Treasuries have further to rally in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting and plunging stock markets are signaling a greater chance of recession. [more...]
Bloomberg: Market Focus on Fed in 2019 May Be All About the Balance Sheet
Interest rates are so 2018. When it comes to Federal Reserve policy next year, markets are signaling that the focus will be on any potential tweaks to the pace of running down the central bank’s bond portfolio. [more...]
Bloomberg: For Some, Curve Inversion Isn't If or When, But How Deep
The recession signal from an inverted U.S. yield curve may be further off than it appears. The spread between shorter- and longer-maturity Treasury yields is close to the narrowest since 2007, and sections of the front end of the curve have already turned negative. [more...]
Reuters: Fed raises interest rates, signals more hikes ahead
After weeks of market volatility and calls by President Donald Trump for the Federal Reserve to stop raising interest rates, the U.S. central bank instead did it again, and stuck by a plan to keep withdrawing support from an economy it views as strong. [more...]
Reuters: After Fed selloff, is a U.S. bear market next?
Did Jerome Powell just poke the bear? U.S. stocks took another body blow on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again and the central bank chairman did not soften his tone about the outlook for further financial tightening to the degree investors had hoped. [more...]
CNBC: Top finance execs are losing confidence in China's economy, survey shows
Mounting trade risks are dragging down the the confidence of senior finance officers at companies operating in China, according to the results of a survey by Deloitte released Wednesday. [more...]
CNBC: US futures point to more trouble for stocks at Thursday's open
U.S. futures fell during trade on Thursday morning stateside after all three major indexes dropped following the Federal Reserve's decision to hike interest rates. [more...]
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