This website uses cookies to collect usage information in order to offer a better browsing experience. By browsing this site or by clicking on the "ACCEPT COOKIES" button you accept our Cookie Policy.

WisdomTree

June 20, 2019

Sign on the “Dot”ted Line

Although the money and bond markets appear to be “chomping at the bit” for a rate cut, expectations for such action at the just-completed FOMC meeting were low. Rather, the focus was on whether the policy makers would be making any changes to their Federal Funds’ Rate projections, or blue dots, for the remainder of this year and 2020.

Read More
Finimize

June 20, 2019

Freeze Frame

The Federal Reserve said it would freeze the key US interest rate in place on Wednesday – although it conceded that rates might ultimately trickle downward this year. There’s been much consternation among investors about which way the US central bank would go.

Read More
PIMCO

June 19, 2019

Oil Sell‑Off Sparks Investment Opportunities

In recent weeks, renewed trade concerns, slowing oil demand, and a notable acceleration in implied U.S. oil production have spurred a material sell-off in oil. Similar concerns caused oil prices to drop at the end of last year, which prompted OPEC+ (i.e., the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries plus 10 additional oil-producing nations) to cut production, reversing policy set earlier in the year of increasing output ahead of a reintroduction of sanctions on Iran.

Read More
Briefing.com

June 19, 2019

FOMC Decision Day Has Arrived

It’s decision day — and we’re not talking about NBA free agents, college recruits, and the like. We’re talking about the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which will be communicating a monetary policy decision at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Read More
Blue Line Futures

June 19, 2019

Morning Express: June 19, 2019

It’s Fed Day and expectations for a full dovish shift have fueled equity markets higher in recent weeks and truly all year. The S&P is about 1% from its all-time high and there is a 24.2% probability the Federal Reserve cuts rates at 1:00 pm CT.

Read More
Invesco US

June 18, 2019

Will the Fed Lose Its Patience This Week?

All eyes will be on this week’s US Federal Reserve (Fed) meeting — especially the statement (whether the central bank will retain its “patient” stance) and the “dot plot” (which charts the outlook for interest rates). The June 18-19 Fed meeting is very important because market expectations have gotten so dovish recently.

Read More
Interactive Brokers

June 18, 2019

What a Morning!

It’s difficult for equity trades to imagine more positive news flow than what we’ve seen this morning: Positive comments from Mario Draghi and the European Central Bank; Presidential tweets meant to further incentivize the Federal Reserve to match the ECB’s rate stance;Positive news on the US/China trade front regarding a meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi, first announced via tweet then confirmed by Chinese media.

Read More
Finimize

June 18, 2019

My Way Or The Huawei

Last year, Huawei’s revenue grew 20% to $104 billion as it overtook Apple in global smartphone shipments. But the company is now expecting sales to decline to “just” $100 billion in 2019 – significantly less than the $120 billion it was previously forecasting.

Read More
Validea

June 18, 2019

Some Lessons For My Former Investing Self

One of the most dangerous games we all can play in investing is the game of looking back and thinking about what we should have done. Hindsight bias leads us to believe that we should have known all sorts of things that there was no way to know at the time, and that leads to conclusions that would have been very difficult to draw with the information that was available then.

Read More
Interactive Advisors

June 18, 2019

Focus on What Matters

In the money management industry, the holy grail is outperforming the overall market over a long period of time. For most practitioners, that means beating the S&P 500 Index.

Read More
Page 1 of 17
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 17
trading top