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How Will the Market Respond After the Election

How Will the Market Respond After the Election?

By | Brexit, Election Day, Federal Reserve, Financial Markets, Global Economy, Market, Stock Market, US Markets, Wall Street | No Comments

We may see some volatility, but equilibrium could quickly be restored. What will happen on Wall Street after November 8?  We can shrug and say, “who knows,” and that simple answer may be as good as any other.  Trying to predict which way the market will go is difficult, even…

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From ZIRP to NIRP

By | Federal Reserve, Investments, Portfolio Management, US Markets, Wealth Management | No Comments

Written by Alasdair Macleod, Seeking Alpha The sudden end of the Fed’s ambition to raise interest rates above the zero bound, coupled with the FOMC’s minutes, which expressed concerns about emerging market economies, has got financial scribblers writing about negative interest rate policies (NIRP). Coincidentally, Andrew Haldane, the chief economist…

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The Uber-Dove vs The Black Swans

By | Credit Cards, Economy, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Investments, Portfolio Management, US Markets, Wealth Management | No Comments

Writtten by First Trust Portfolio economists Brian Wesbury, Robert Stein and Strider Elass   You couldn’t have missed it.  Only stages full of GOP presidential candidates or the Super Bowl have ever had more media attention.  Yes, we are talking about the Federal Reserve’s thundering announcement on Thursday – of…

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