Tight or Loose, Where Does Monetary Policy Stand?
Can central banks bring inflation down without putting real rates into positive territory? The answer: it’s complicated. Insights by CME Group Senior Economist, Erik Norland. Take advantage of premium derivatives content, tools and alerts. Create a CME Group account
Why the Fed is Not Pivoting, Just Yet
Since March 2022, the Fed has raised rates by 300 basis points, one of the fastest paces in history. Why a rate slowdown is not the same as a Fed pivot. Insights by Jim Iuorio with TJM Institutional Services. Take advantage of premium derivatives content, tools and alerts. Create a CME Group account
Macro Markets Podcast Episode 22: Investors' Guide to the Fed’s Hard Landing
Brian Smedley, Chief Economist and Head of the Macroeconomic and Investment Research Group, discusses the Fed’s third straight 75 basis point hike and its meaning for the economy and investors.
September FOMC Sparks Major Market Retreat
Markets tanked after the September FOMC meeting. Tim Anderson shares his thoughts on why the market is reacting to the downside, what could make the market fall even further, the disconnect between Main Street and Wall Street, and what could help buck the downward trend.
September FOMC Brings Expected Rate Hike And Unexpected Market Slide
While investors and expected and saw the Fed raise interest rates 75bps after the September FOMC meeting, Powell's rhetoric in his speech afterward kicked off a major market sell off.
The ETF Show - Strategies for Hedging Inflation
Nick Elward, ETF head of strategy at Natixis, shares the top concerns he is hearing from investors and why concentrated equity strategies are in such high demand. Nick Cherney, Head of Exchange Traded Products at Janus Henderson Investors, also discusses CLOs and other assets in demand for fighting inflation.
Fed Runs Off Balance Sheet To Fight Inflation
As part of the Fed's effort to curb inflation through quantitative tightening, the central bank is reducing its balance sheet.
Fed Battles Inflation with Another Historic Rate Hike
The Fed is moving expeditiously toward neutral, raising interest rates another 75 basis points and matching June's hike, which was the most in three decades. During his press conference, Fed Chair Jay Powell told journalists that he does not think the U.S. is currently in a recession, but he warned that nothing works in the economy without price stability. Powell said the Fed could do another unusually large rate hike in September, but it all depends on the data.
Markets Showing Resilience
Jonathan Corpina, Senior Managing Director at Meridian Equity Partners, discusses the market’s resiliency in spite of June’s CPI coming in higher than expected and JPMC and Morgan Stanley earnings down 28% and 29% YoY, respectively; oil’s impact on stock prices; and what the market needs from the July FOMC meeting.
The ETF Show: The Only Free Lunch in Investing
Mark Carver, Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Factor Products at MSCI, analyzes factor performance and the factors that tend to do well during periods of high inflation, rising rates, and volatility. Anthony Caruso, Co-Head of Product Specialists at Dimensional Fund Advisors, also discusses the value premium and global diversification.
The ECB and Mounting Eurozone Debt
In an effort to tame soaring prices across the eurozone, the ECB is prepping to raise interest rates. What impact will a rising rate environment have on Europe’s debt situation? Insights by Erik Norland, Senior Economist at CME Group.
Could Higher Rates and Lower Equities Come into Conflict?
Higher interest rates and lower equity prices are the dominant financial trends. But at what point do these two trends come into conflict? Insights by Erik Norland, Senior Economist at CME Group.