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The Fed Still Follows The Market On Interest Rates Not Vice Versa

We need to put to bed once and for all the .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 14th, 2017

Tipping point: What is modified duration?

If the modified duration is low, the net asset value (NAV) of the debt fund responds less to a change in interest rates, and vice versa.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 20th, 2017

Fed"s Departing Vice Chair On Stocks, The Federal Debt And Transparency

Stanley Fischer says that despite record highs in the stock market — boosted by the Fed's low interest rates — he doesn't see a bubble. But he says the U.S. debt could be a problem if .....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 11th, 2017

Fed"s Quarles says flatter yield curve doesn"t point to recession

The closing gap between short- and long-term interest rates is not pointing toward a recession, Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2018

Dividend Growth ETFs Stumble As Payout Growth Continues

Due in part to expectations of higher interest rates in the first quarter, some dividend stocks and exchange traded funds struggled against the broader market. On the bright side, S&P 500 dividends continue growing. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 17th, 2018

Fed minutes from March meeting reinforce view that more rate hikes are coming

Minutes of the March 20-21 Federal Open Market Committee meeting released Wednesday show "all" participants saw some more interest-rate hikes as likely. Instead of discussing whether to hike rates, the debate centered mor.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

What consumers can expect from rising interest rates

Market watchers expect a few more hikes out of the Fed this year. Here's why higher interest rates are probably a mistake......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 5th, 2018

USI promises to grow Buffalo-area workforce as part of Key Insurance acquisition

Buffalo stands to benefit from the entry of USI Insurance Services into the market and vice versa, according to executives at the Westchester County-based insurance giant......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2018

Higher Volatility Does Not Have To Equal Lower Stocks (And Vice Versa)

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Trader blog, Too many market participants believe rising stock market volatility can only occ.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 27th, 2018

Home refinancings fall to lowest market share in 20 years

Lenders, fearing a depression in home-purchase activity because of higher interest rates and house prices, have been turning to pitching home-equity loans and adjustable-rate mortgages as the proportion of refinancings has shrunk......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2018

Home refinancings fall to lowest market share in 20 years

Lenders, fearing a depression in home-purchase activity because of higher interest rates and house prices, have been turning to pitching home-equity loans and adjustable-rate mortgages as the proportion of refinancings has shrunk......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2018

5 Safe Stocks for a Market Free Fall

These five stocks are close to immune from trade friction and most of the effects of modestly higher interest rates......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 26th, 2018

2 reasons why the market is fundamentally misjudging the Bank of England’s next step

REUTERS/Peter Macdiarmid The Bank of England hinted that it is set to hike interest rates in May, but there are signs it could change its mind. A rate hike in May is,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2018

Week ahead: Political risk bigger threat than rising interest rates

Political risk has replaced rising interest rates as the bigger fear in the stock market, and concerns about trade wars or other White House drama will be the market focus in the week ahead......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2018

Week ahead: Political risk bigger threat than rising interest rates

Political risk has replaced rising interest rates as the bigger fear in the stock market, and concerns about trade wars or other White House drama will be the market focus in the week ahead......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2018

Stocks End Worst Week in Years

U.S. stocks suffered their worst week in more than two years, signaling mounting investor anxiety over whether factors from restrictive trade policies to rising interest rates could disrupt the nine-year bull market......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 23rd, 2018

When Is Three Better for Gold Than Four?

His hand didnt shake. Powell hiked interest rates at the first FOMC meeting with him as the Chair. But the key factor for the gold market is what he signaled about the future path of the federal funds rate. The crucial word is three, not four......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesMar 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Uber completes $1.5 billion leveraged loan deal

Uber Technologies Inc. raised $1.5 billion from its second-ever high-yield loan issuance, highlighting the strength of the leveraged loan market, which has benefited from rising interest rates while other riskier assets have wobbled......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 22nd, 2018

A Look at the Market for First-Time Homebuyers

First-time homebuyers face a triple whammy of rising home prices, rising interest rates, and low inventory of starter homes......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 22nd, 2018

The Tell: Brace for 2 rate hikes from the Bank of England in 2018, analyst says

The Bank of England leaves interest rates unchanged at 0.5% on Thursday, but delivers a policy statement hawkish enough to build expectations for future rate increases. Brace for moves in May and November, says Rabobank market economist Stefan Koopman......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 22nd, 2018

In step with US Federal Reserve: China raises key market interest rates

The Fed raised US interest rates by 25 bps, or a quarter of a percentage point.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 22nd, 2018