Stocks Retreat on Escalating Tensions in Hong Kong and China by Louis Navellier August 20, 2019 Last week was another roller-coaster ride, but the S&P’s net decline was only 1% for the week, and just -4.5% from its all-time high on July 26.
The big news was the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, which are casting a cloud over China and raising concerns about global growth. These protests have now become more violent, including petrol bombs by some rioters and tear gas by the riot police to… Read More
The Fed is Split 50-50 on 1 or 2 Rate Cuts in 2019 by Louis Navellier June 25, 2019 The big news last week was the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement on Wednesday, which removed the word “patient” and set the Fed up for potential 0.25% key
interest rate cuts at its July and/or September FOMC meetings. Interestingly, the FOMC statement also acknowledged that there are “muted inflation pressures” and that “business fixed investment has been soft,” which will cause the Fed “to act as… Read More
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
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