What’s behind the market reaction to Powell’s comments on quantitative tightening?

On the latest edition of Market Week in Review, Chief Investment Strategist Erik Ristuben and Research Analyst Brian Yadao discussed market reaction to the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed)’s... Read more »

Bah humbug: U.S. markets tumble to yearly lows after Fed guidance projects more rate hikes for 2019

Markets hit the rewind button this afternoon as the U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) talked about the need for “some” further rate hikes in 2019. While the Fed raised... Read more »

To fear or not to fear the yield curve

Does the U.S. Treasury yield curve always foretell a recession? With the spread between 10-year and 2-year Treasury yields down to just 13 basis points1, an active debate is... Read more »

Why are markets spooked by a flattening U.S. Treasury yield curve?

On the latest edition of Market Week in Review, Mark Eibel, director, client investment strategies, and Consulting Director Sophie Antal Gilbert discussed the impact of the U.S.-China trade truce... Read more »

U.S.-China ceasefire: Reasonable outcome for markets, brief respite for economies

No new tariffs for three months At the 2018 G-20 Buenos Aires summit that concluded last weekend in Argentina, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed... Read more »

Did markets overreact to Jerome Powell’s comments on interest rates?

On the latest edition of Market Week in Review, Senior Investment Strategist Paul Eitelman and Research Analyst Brian Yadao discussed U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) Chair Jerome Powell’s recent... Read more »

2018’s biggest winners turned into the biggest losers this week

The S&P 500® Index is down approximately 3% on the week and approximately 9.5% from its peak on September 20, essentially wiping out gains for the year. But the... Read more »

How might market reactions guide Brexit votes?

On the latest edition of Market Week in Review, Senior Quantitative Investment Strategy Analyst Dr. Kara Ng and Rob Cittadini, director, Americas institutional, discussed the latest developments surrounding Brexit,... Read more »

Do markets prefer a divided U.S. Congress?

On the latest edition of Market Week in Review, Chief Investment Strategist Erik Ristuben and Consulting Director Sophie Antal Gilbert discussed the impact of U.S. midterm elections on markets,... Read more »