Category Archives: Market Review
Economic or earnings growth has mostly remained insulated from the ongoing global unrest and as such, should have little significance for the global economy, according to Russ Koesterich, chief investment strategist at BlackRock Inc. There are a number of reasons … Continue reading
The European Central Bank is likely to include in their Stress Test the money that commercial banks have raised and the fines they have incurred, said Erik Britton, director at Fathom Consulting. The eurozone final inflation reading for June came … Continue reading
One Man’s Opinion: Is The Federal Reserve Likely To Defer Rate Hikes Since Inflation Has Remained Weak?
The recent turmoil in the markets caused by Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo almost looked like a mini panic as a lot of investors jumped the gun assuming another credit crisis has hit Europe, said Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist … Continue reading
The biggest scar from the Great Recession is going to be a smaller labor force and less investment in the US, but it will be an expansion from the previous so-called new normal level, said Alan Krueger, an economics professor … Continue reading
The US Fed must re-calibrate their estimates after the disappointing first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) reading as the first six months of 2014 is likely to be flat despite a strong rebound in the second quarter, said Ellen Zentner, … Continue reading
Following the Fed’s two-day monetary policy meeting this week, Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the central bank is going to stay accommodative for a long time after it ended its monthly bond-buying program this year, reassuring markets a rate hike is … Continue reading