The Federal Reserve’s move to lower interest rates last week made history on several fronts. It was the first rate cut since the global financial crisis in 2008, the first reduction with U.S. unemployment below 4% and the first time since the dot-com era of the 1990s that central bankers decided to ease policy with U.S. stocks at or near record highs.
We believe a few themes will be important to watch in the second half of the year.
Understanding the relationship between interest rates and the stock market can help investors understand how changes may affect their investments, and how to make better financial decisions.
Given the recent flare-up in U.S.-China trade relations, with threats of punishing new tariffs coming from both sides, Steve Watson offered his thoughts on the sensitive negotiations, the potential impact on global equity markets and his long-term outlook for Chinese equities.
Can you imagine a 2019 with no further rate increases, robust market growth, no recession and a second Brexit referendum?
Doll believes that it is fairly certain that the U.S. will not fall into recession in 2019.
The Federal Reserve (Fed) just raised the federal funds rate target for the fourth time this year. Now that it has happened, how might it affect your investments?
Triple-Tax-Free HSA Contributions More Valuable And Versatile Than 401k.
With the 10-year anniversary of the onset of the global financial crisis just weeks away, now is a good time to ask where the next global economic crisis might come from.