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Kate Warne, Edward Jones Investment Strategist, says that if we see dramatically higher inflation, it could “force the Fed to become less patient and potentially raise interest rates.” Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to her, Brian Sozzi and Jared Blikre.
While an inverted yield curve has been a reliable recession predictor, copper prices may offer a better signal now about the outlook for the Dow Jones and global economy.
When things are too calm, investors too enthusiastic, or valuations too rich, there is a category of analysts who reliably get worried. One of them is John Normand, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s head of cross asset fundamental strategy, for whom the above checklist is a kind of mantra -- a “fatal trifecta,” in his words. “The fatal trifecta for markets is below-average volatility, above-average positioning in cyclical assets like equities, credit and EM, and above average valuations in these markets,” JPMorgan head of cross-asset fundamental strategy John Normand said in an interview Thursday.
March 21: The Conference Board’s U.S. leading economic indicator, or LEI, index was +0.2% on a month-over-month basis in February (the median forecast was +0.1%) following no change in January, -0.1% in December, no change in November, -0.1% in October, +0.5% in September, +0.5% in August, and +0.6% in July. The data show the net contributions to the index by component, illustrating that the biggest positives in February were stock prices, the leading credit index, and consumer expectations. The following commentary from the Conference Board was included in the press release, and it is consistent with our own forecast: “The U.S. LEI increased in February for the first time in five months.
The yield-curve inversion might not be signaling a recession yet, but there are other reasons to worry, says one strategist.
One of today's foremost value investors, Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) joined GuruFocus this week to share his insights and discuss recent portfolio moves. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with CATS.
A key recession indicator has started to flash red for the first time since 2007. But it may not spell trouble for the economy—at least not yet.
Yields on the 10-year Treasuries fell below three-month Treasury yields earlier on Friday, inverting the so-called yield curve. That’s a sign that a recession could be looming.
In a letter to House and Senate committee chairmen, Attorney General William Barr said he may be able to tell them this weekend Special Counsel Robert Mueller's "principal conclusions." Mueller delivered his report to Barr Friday. He has been investigating whether Donald Trump's presidential campaign aided Russia in interfering with the 2016 election. Trump has denied the allegation.
The president endorsed the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling. Here’s what it would take for investors to take notice.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his report to Attorney General William Barr, multiple media outlets said Friday. Mueller has investigated whether the Trump campaign aided Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. President Donald Trump has repeatedly denied that allegation.
Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday, erasing the market's gains for the week, as investors became increasingly worried that the global economy is slowing down. Traders shifted money into ...
The S&P 500 Index fell 0.8 percent over the five days while the Stoxx Europe 600 Index posted the worst week this year as focus shifted to slowing economic data and President Donald Trump’s decision to keep China tariffs. Yes, investors are surely grateful to Powell for this year’s $10 trillion global stock rally.
The bears were surprised by a positive response to a very dovish Federal Reserve on Thursday, but they finally found an issue that caused some market concern to close out the week. Typically, shorter-term interest rates are lower than longer term rates. This causes shorter-term rates to rise faster than longer-term rates.
Nike led the Dow Jones Industrial Average lower as bond investors sent a clear signal they expect the economic expansion to end.
U.S. stocks close sharply lower Friday, with all major indexes logging their worst day in nearly three months, after a downbeat round of economic data in Europe and the U.S. stoked global growth fears while a closely watched measure of the yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007, triggering recession worries.
Stocks around the world fell and U.S. Treasuries yields sent warning signals for a possible recession on Friday after weaker-than-expected U.S. and European data intensified fears of a global economic slowdown. After weak U.S. manufacturing and services data, U.S. Treasury 10-year note yields sank below three-month Treasury bill yields for the first time since 2007. Investors fled from riskier bets as a yield curve inversion is seen as a leading recession indicator.