Tag Archives: Fed Minutes

Tug-Of-War Gives Bears The Upper Hand

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Investors were anxiously waiting to see when the Fed would start to slow its $85 billion monthly asset purchases, with most predicting September as the beginning of the end of the aggressive quantitative easing program, known … Continue reading

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Stocks Finally See Green Ahead Of Fed Minutes

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] While the broader market and the Nasdaq finished with gains to snap a four-day losing streak, blue chips spent most of the day in positive territory, but took a nosedive in the last half-hour of trading … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Will The Fed Taper Asset Purchases In December?

We have to look at the minutes and the question-answer portion of his presentation that he gave a couple of hours later in Boston as part of the NBER summer institute separately, says Brian Jacobsen, Chief Portfolio Strategist at Wells … Continue reading

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Volatile Session Thanks To Fed’s Minutes

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] U.S. equity indexes ended this volatile session on a mixed note, after the release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s June policy meeting created uncertainty over when and if the central bank will start to … Continue reading

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Major Index ETFs Hit Four In A Row Ahead Of Fed’s Minutes

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] U.S. equities moved higher for a fourth-consecutive day on Tuesday amid optimism companies will report better-than-forecast earnings for the second quarter after Dow member Alcoa bested the Street’s earnings forecasts. Investors are betting that companies will … Continue reading

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