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During his speech in Davos, President Trump took aim at Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell once again. Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Akiko Fujita, Jim Awad of Clearstead Advisors and John Augustine CIO of Huntington Private Bank discuss.
Policymakers are expected to signal that rates are “likely to remain appropriate” at their current level, as long as the economy doesn’t change significantly.
General Electric Co. stock just enjoyed its best yearly performance in 37 years, but Wall Street is likely much more interested in what Chief Executive Larry Culp has to say about 2020.
With few obvious catalysts for U.S. stocks to add to their record-breaking ascent of the past year, some investors have looked to the bond market for reassurance.
Treasury yields slump on Friday after another case of the coronavirus was reported in the U.S., raising worries that the pathogen may have a bigger domestic impact than initially thought.
U.S. Treasury yields are falling on Thursday as the discovery of coronavirus victims in previously unaffected countries rattles investors.
The U.S. dollar’s dominance in world financial markets is poised to erode over time as government officials seek to manipulate the strength of the currency for politically motivated purposes, according to the head of investment research at the world’s largest hedge fund.
As the coronavirus makes its way across the world, investors have tried to assess the potential toll on the market by looking at previous viral outbreaks.
The economy slowed toward the end of last year, but it’s still growing at a roughly 2% pace that’s prevailed since the U.S. exited its last recession 11 years ago, according to an index that measures the nation’s economic health. The leading economic index fell 0.3% in December.
The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in mid-January rose slightly, but layoffs remain near a 50-year low and there’s no sign of deterioration in the strongest U.S. labor market in decades. Initial jobless claims increased by 6,000 to 211,000.
U.S. Treasury yields struggled for direction on Wednesday as investors attempted to shake off fears the China’s coronavirus may spread to other countries and affect global economic growth
In the wake of the recession, many homes were purchased by investors and converted into rental units, which has suppressed inventory significantly.
U.S. Treasury yields slipped on Tuesday on fears the rapidly spreading coronoavirus in China might affect economic growth after the U.S. reported its first case of the respiratory virus, sending investors into the safety of haven assets.
Where is this stock market head in the coming days and weeks? That is the trillion-dollar question some nervous strategists, analysts and traders are wrestling with, following a relatively brisk rally for equities to kick off 2020.
A strong domestic economy could springboard President Donald Trump to a second term in the White House, said private equity leader David Rubenstein, founder and co-executive chairman of the The Carlyle Group.
Economists say that 2020 will be a positive — though not exactly stellar — year for the housing market. “If interest rates go up 100 basis points, we’ll be off,” Doug Duncan, chief economist at Fannie (FNMA) said. If the past year is any indication, predicting the housing market’s trajectory a year or more out can be something of a fool’s errand.
President Donald Trump is due to deliver a speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos. While in Switzerland, Trump will be meeting with foreign counterparts including European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, as attention turns to trade relations with Europe after the U.
U.S. stock and bond markets are closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, coming as Wall Street absorbs a record-setting rally for equities.
The U.S. stock market marched higher in 2019 even though U.S. companies as a whole did not become more valuable, just more expensive, as earnings failed to grow from 2018. If you look at the quality of this non-growth, then the rose-tinted glasses of the average stock market investor quickly prove inadequate. Corporate debt is up 5% in 2019, and a good chunk of the increase went into stock buybacks.
DEEP DIVE Some investors are concerned the U.S. stock market may have gotten ahead of itself because price-to-earnings valuations have increased so significantly. The same couldn’t be said of the big U.
DEEP DIVE U.S. stock indexes are at record highs, and valuations relative to earnings are very high. So it may be a good time to take a different approach with some of your investment portfolio, and dividend stocks may fit the bill.
Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields edge higher Friday morning after the U.S. Treasury Department announced plans, as had been expected, to issue a 20-year nominal coupon bond in the first half of 2020 to finance a ballooning federal deficit.
Markets appear to be impressed by the substance of the U.S.-China trade deal, unveiled by President Trump at a White House signing ceremony Wednesday.
The U.S. Treasury, faced with financing budget deficits topping $1 trillion annually, is introducing a new 20-year bond.
U.S. Treasury yields rise Thursday midday after data painted a relatively healthy picture of the domestic economy, supporting modest selling of government paper that has mostly drawn bids over the past week, despite a rally in stocks, which ordinarily rise in step with bond yields.