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The Fed is Split

Week of June 24, 2019

The 10-year Treasury bond fell below 2% for the first time since 2016 as persistent international capital flight to the U.S. is continuing to push Treasury yields lower. The market liked the Fed’s mid-week report, soaring to new highs on Thursday, creating the best June (so far) since 1955.

All Eyes on the Federal Reserve

Week of June 17, 2019

Right now, the Fed Funds futures are signaling about a 74% chance that the Fed will cut rates at its late-July meeting. I think that a cut at the September meeting is much more likely, since President Trump likes to ‘torment’ the Fed by telling them they made a mistake by tightening too quickly!

All Eyes (and Ears) Are on the Federal Reserve This Week by Louis Navellier June 18, 2019 The stock market was largely on “hold” last week in anticipation of the upcoming Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and clarification of when the

Fed might start cutting key interest rates. Right now, the Fed Funds futures are signaling about a 74% chance that the Fed will cut rates at its late-July meeting. I think that a cut at the September meeting is much more likely, since President… Read More

Switch from Fears Lifts Stocks

Week of June 10, 2019

The financial news media has switched its obsession from trade tariffs to a coming Fed rate cut, so the news media is finally reporting some more positive news for a change and the market “melted up” by almost 5% last week, recovering more than two-thirds of its losses suffered in the entire month of May.

Switch from Trade Fears to Rate-Cut Hopes Lifts Stocks by Louis Navellier June 11, 2019 The financial news media has switched its obsession from trade tariffs to a coming Fed rate cut, so the news media is finally reporting some more positive news

for a change and the market “melted up” by almost 5% last week, recovering more than two-thirds of its losses suffered in the entire month of May. Despite this sharp rise in the indexes last week, I’d still say stock picking will beat index… Read More

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