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One Man’s Opinion: Is The US Fed Is More Worried About The International Economy?

The latest Fed minutes show the central bank is in no hurry to raise rates, and the US central bank is likely to wait until 2016 before making any move, said Lindsey Piegza, chief economist at Sterne Agee. Right now … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will Europe And Japan See Faster Earnings Growth?

US markets are getting tired and valuations are certainly looking a bit expensive when already this year Europe and Japan have massively outperformed the US market, said Larry Kantor, head of research at Barclays. While both the US and Europe … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will The US Fed Introduce Some Amount Of Uncertainty Into The Markets?

The US Fed in its statement last week said it hasn’t decided on an interest rate-hike yet, but Rick Reider, CIO of fixed income at BlackRock thinks the timing doesn’t matter. The market is incessantly focused if lift-off is going … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will Weak Oil Prices Keep Inflation Expectations Subdued?

The US Federal Reserve’s latest policy statement may have omitted the “patient” word, but there seems to be less certainty in the central bank’s overall tone, indicating the Fed wants to be less predictable about a June rate-hike given the … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Are Europe And Japan Likely To Give Better Returns In 2015?

The Federal Reserve didn’t drop the word “patient” from its latest forward guidance because it wanted to give itself the maximum flexibility, said David Joy, chief market strategist at Ameriprise Financial. The Fed is likely to see three additional months … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will The Fed Be Careful About Raising Rates?

The latest jobs report showed the economy created 295,000 jobs in February and surprised markets on the upside though overall the report was not as good as the headline-number would suggest, said Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs. The … Continue reading

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