US Stocks Soar to Record Highs
The Dow Industrials, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index rallied to end a historic week with new closing highs. Federal Reserve rate cut expectations strengthened on the heels of Powell's testimony.
Fed Rate Cut Bets Tempered
All eyes are on the Federal Reserve ahead of Jerome Powell's testimony before the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate. The countdown to the July FOMC meeting continues with aggressive rate cut expectations moderating on the heels of the U.S. jobs report.
U.S. Stocks Retreat on Strong Jobs Report
The broader market pulled back as the U.S. employment report showed strength in confirm payrolls. Ahead of the July FOMC meeting, the spike in NFP tempered expectations for the number of rate cuts on the horizon.
Wall Street Digests Geopolitics and Fed Outlook
U.S. equity markets digested the latest commentary from Fed officials and escalating tensions in the Middle East. Ahead of the Trump-Xi meeting at the G20 Summit, expectations for a trade pact were tempered.
Fed Reserve Rate Signal Awaited
The Federal Reserve kicked off its June policy meeting with the rate decision widely expected to bring no change in rates. The FOMC statement will be scrutinized for the word "patient" and whether it will be replaced with alternative language.
What’s Up (or Down) with the Fed’s Balance Sheet
The Fed has confirmed that it will stop slimming down its balance sheet later this year. Here’s what that means and why it matters.
The Fed’s Challenge
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joins Bloomberg TV on Fed Day to discuss the factors that dictate the central bank’s next move.
Fed Dot Plot Shows Zero Hike Consensus
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Guggenheim Investments and Global CIO, discusses the Federal Reserve’s policy statement and dot plot consensus of no rate hikes in 2019.
Economist Perspective - Demographic Challenges To Growth
Demographics Pose Challenge to U.S., China Growth in 2020s. Blu Putnam, Chief Economist at CME Group explains why changing demographic trends in the 2020s may create growth challenges for the U.S. and China.
Economist Perspective – Fed’s Shrinking Balance Sheet
The Fed’s plan to reduce its balance sheet is happening much sooner than planned. Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist, discusses factors that may constrain the Fed’s move.
Market Movers: Fed's Powell Testimony
Federal Reserve Chairman Powell sticks to themes of patience and data dependency during two-day testimony on Capitol Hill. Jim Iuorio and Scott Martin discuss if short-term rates can stay low, does that mean long-term rates will as well?
Economist Perspective: Equity Event Risk Coming?
Equities are facing three major event risks through March, that could result in price gaps. Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist explains why the outcome of these events are more difficult to manage compared to shifts in volatility.