The Fed's "Shock and Awe" Coronavirus Response
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, calls in to Bloomberg TV to discuss the Federal Reserve’s emergency Sunday night announcement of rate cuts and QE.
Fed Cuts Rates, Restarts QE
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near zero and announced measures to combat the economic impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Rate Cuts’ Effectiveness in Combating Coronavirus Challenges Is Limited
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, explains on Bloomberg TV why stocks face more downside risk and why the yield on the 10-year note will go lower. Read Global CIO Outlook: “Peace for Our Time”
1st Fed Emergency Cut Since Financial Crisis
The Federal Reserve is reacting to Coronavirus concerns and cutting rates by half a percentage point. Coming off of the heels of the worst week for stocks since the financial crisis, this move also marks the first emergency rate cut since the financial crisis. We bring you all the details from the impromptu press conference with Fed Chair Jay Powell.
The ETF Show - Riding the Rally
Gold prices and the technology sector are seeing a steady climb as the bull market extends its record run. William Rhind, Founder & CEO of GraniteShares provides insight into the outlook for gold ETFs and the precious metal. Scott Acheychek, President of REX Shares, considers technology exposure amid volatility in the sector.
Powell to Congress: Fed Is Closely Monitoring Coronavirus
During his testimony on Capitol Hill, Fed Chair Jay Powell said the U.S. economy is in a very good place, household spending fundamentals are solid, and the current monetary policy will likely remain appropriate. Still, markets face their fair share of risks. Powell said the Fed is closely monitoring Coronavirus, but that it's too soon to estimate the economic impact of the deadly virus.
The ETF Show - Innovative Strategies
The search for portfolio hedges that mitigate volatility require risk management and may benefit from innovative strategies. Nancy Davis, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer at Quadratic Capital Management LLC, examines the interest rate environment OTC and the fixed income options market. Susan Avarde, Co-Founder at Brandometry takes a look at strong brands whose latent value has yet to be realized in their stock price.
Implications of the Everything Bubble
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joined Bloomberg TV on FOMC Day to discuss the market effects of the Fed’s T-bill buying. Read Global CIO Outlook: Global Central Banks Fueling a Ponzi Market
Expansion Continues as Long as Central Bank Spigots Are Open
From Davos, Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, discusses on CNBC the risks and rewards of markets today. Read the CIO Outlook: Global Central Banks Fueling a Ponzi Market
Climate Change Is Reshaping the Investment Landscape
From Davos, Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, talks with Yahoo Finance about the need to develop free market incentives to manage climate change. Read Global CIO Outlook: For a Sustainable Future, Measure Economic Impact Not Output
U.S.-China Trade Deal: Brief Reprieve or Tough Truce?
U.S. and China signed an initial trade deal that will roll back tariffs and increase purchases of American goods and services. Vested's Chief Economist, Milton Ezrati, examines the global economic outlook for 2020 and considers how monetary policy, politics and the regulations could affect the broader market.
2020 Monetary Policy Outlook
There’s a high likelihood that the Fed continues easing in 2020, given risks to growth.