The Fed’s Monetary Policy Report on stretched valuations in certain sectors moves markets.
The Fed giveth and the Fed taketh away. Say bye-bye to another $10 billion per month in stimulus.
One expression I’ve always found odd in investing is “There is a lot of cash sitting on the sidelines” or some variant of that expression. Like investors are waiting on the bench for the coach to signal that it’s time to get in the market. Why I find it odd is that there are two
A look at investor risk tolerance and how Fed policy continues to steer investors toward riskier assets.
CD rates are still at historical lows all over the country, but some cities enjoy higher rates than others.
Ben Bernanke, in his last public remarks as Fed chairman, defended quantitative easing and brushed aside concerns about inflation and capital losses.
The Federal Reserve will cut back on monthly asset purchases and will keep rates low far into the future.
Investors face risk when they move from cash to stocks after a market rally.
The party will come to an end as the Federal Reserve ends its bond buying program. The prices on many risky assets will fall, but that may not be a bad thing.
It may not be a “recovery summer” but the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book shows broad but measured growth across many industries and areas of the country.