The Fed is expected to cut rates this week for the first time in 10 years.
Month: July 2019
The Federal Reserve (Fed) is likely to start an easing cycle this week, which has several investment implications.
We’re encouraged by the strength in consumer spending, but economic growth needs to be broader.
We are maintaining our year-end fair value target of 3,000 even though the index is very close to that level.
Stock valuations remain favorable in our view, even with the S&P 500 Index near our year-end fair value target of 3,000.
Stocks Rise, Rates Fall as Investors Position for Lower Rates
We expect slightly positive earnings growth in the second quarter, with substantial drag from falling technology sector earnings.
Financial markets are focused on U.S. monetary policy, but the Federal Reserve (Fed) is only part of the story.
U.S. economic data moderated in June as trade tensions plagued the global economy.
Labor market conditions rebounded last month from a disappointing May, easing market worries about the impact
of trade tensions on corporate hiring.