Posts Tagged ‘janet yellen’

UK and US may be set for a period of new interest rate divergence

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Markets speculate that the prospects of further rate rises in the US are diminishing and US inflation figures seem to confirm this view. In the UK, on the other hand, expectations are heading in the opposite direction, with implications for sterling. (more…)

Another Fed hike, but how many more to come?

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Following the latest interest rate rise in the US, we expect a further one in September and balance sheet reduction to kick in around the turn of the year, comments Schroders' Chief Economist, Keith Wade: (more…)

Fed rate rise

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

By: Richard Champion, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management


Citibank Calls for Helicopter Money Drops across Globe

Monday, September 21st, 2015

By Stefan Gleason of Money Metals Exchange

A quietly panicking Janet Yellen and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided the US economy still isn’t ready for an interest rate hike last week (more…)

China shakes the Fed

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Schroders' Chief Economist and Strategist, Keith Wade, looks at the factors weighing on the Federal Reserve's decision to hold rates:

No change in interest rates and a flatter profile for future rate rises signals a step in a more dovish direction by the Federal Reserve. (more…)

The Fed against the Markets

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

We all have been waiting for the Fed exiting the most aggressive easing program undertaken since its 100-year inception, embarked upon as a result of the worst recession since the great depression (more…)

The war of economies: Some to celebrate, some to panic

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

It was a week with massive volatility with unexpected fundamental developments. The US dollar index broke its own previous week’s record making a high of 89.86 surging all the USD pairs higher and higher (more…)

Three Ways to Combat a “Recovery” That Even the Fed Says Feels Like a Recession

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen confirmed what we’ve been espousing in these pages for the last couple of years—that the so-called recovery feels an awful lot like a recession for most Americans. (more…)

Fed prepares to normalise, but sooner than expected

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Azad Zangana, European Economist at Schroders, comments on yesterday’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

Janet Yellen took charge of her first Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting as Chair of the Federal Reserve (more…)

Top-Yielding Stocks to Combat Low Interest Rates

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has confirmed what most already knew. The recovery in the U.S. jobs market is far from complete. Yellen noted that the unemployment rate has improved since the Federal Reserve initiated its last round of quantitative easing (more…)

The Contrarian: Why I Think Stocks Will Rise in 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Now that New Year’s has come and gone, as we look forward into 2014, the big question will be how the stock market performs this year, especially following an impressive advance in 2013 that was beyond my estimates. (more…)

Why Fed’s Change of Plans Doesn’t Mean a Change in the Stock Market

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Is it an early Christmas present or a really early April Fools’ Day trick?

In a somewhat surprise move, the Federal Reserve decided the U.S. economy was doing well enough (more…)

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