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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: Have Inflation Expectations Shifted Due To Lower Oil Prices?

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen may not be as polished as her global counterparts, but she surely managed to get the US central bank’s message across despite the initial reaction that her press conference Thursday was clumsy and messy, said … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Does Low Inflation Give The Fed More Time To Improve The Employment Rate?

The Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates in June 2015 as economic data has been pretty soft in the last few weeks, said David Joy, chief market strategist at Ameriprise Financial. However, eventually, markets are likely to witness … Continue reading

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Can Equities Do Well Even If QE Generates Too Much Inflation?

Bill Gross of PIMCO thinks Treasuries and high-yield bonds will do well as investor become risk averse, which is a reasonable bet, says David Zervos, Head of Global Fixed Income Strategy at Jefferies. Gross probably believes quantitative easing does little … Continue reading

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