Fed Votes on Second Rate Cut
In the most divided vote since 2014, the Fed voted 7-3 to lower interest rates by 25 basis points to 1.75-2%. Fed Chair Jay Powell said he sees a benefit in having diverse perspectives. He added that sometimes the path is very clear but that’s not the case right now given weakening global growth and trade developments that the Fed is monitoring.
Central Banks Eyes Stimulus for Global Economies
Global central banks are expected to introduce monetary easing and stimulus measures to prompt economies being pressured by trade tensions and a slowdown in growth.
Fed to Weigh Jobs Growth Slowdown
Ahead of the September Federal Reserve meeting, the U.S. jobs report showed that a fewer-than-expected 130,000 new jobs were created in August. Fed Chair Powell, described the economy and labor market as "healthy" at a speaking engagement in Switzerland.
Global Markets Await Central Bank Decisions
September beckons central bank rate announcements from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. Rate decisions and stimulus measures are awaited as uncertainty over economic growth and trade war continue to sway sentiment.
Sector Investing and Sub-Industry Outlooks
Current views on sector weighting opinions and why sub-industries matter
Should the Fed Cut Rates?
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO from Guggenheim Partners discusses his position on whether or not the Fed should cut Fund Rates.
The First Fed Funds Rate Cut in Ten Years
Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, visits Bloomberg TV to sort through the market and economic implications of the first rate cut since the financial crisis. Read the CIO Outlook: The Fed's Sugar High
The ETF Show - Innovations Driving Growth
ETFs boast over $4 trillion across an expanding number of products with assets expected to reflect accelerated growth. Ed Lopez, Head of ETF Product at VanEck focuses on the key drivers behind the growing interest in gaming, gold, and eSports. Richard P. Silva, Partner and Senior Managing Director of Metaurus Advisors, discusses the patented technology behind two NYSE-Arca listed funds that represent a separation of the S&P 500 into its two return 'components.'
Fed Decision on Tap as Trade Talks Resume
The July Federal Reserve meeting kicked off with the rate decision eagerly awaited. U.S.-China trade talks resumed with limited expectations of a breakthrough.
US GDP Expands Ahead of Fed Meeting
The U.S. economy expanded in the latest quarter surpassing growth exceptions. The outlook for the ECB and the FOMC are being considered amid fundamental and geopolitical risk.
Fed’s interest rate pivot brings new risks
The Fed’s about-face on interest rates reflects a shift in global growth expectations and changes how bond investors should think about risk, says head of fixed income Mike Gitlin.
July Fed Meeting Anticipated
Ahead of the July Federal Reserve meeting comments from FOMC officials are being scrutinized. Market sentiment continues to be swayed by trade war expectations and geopolitics.