Fed Minutes Takeaways, What to Expect at Jackson Hole and How to Trade It

Two big points lead into what Jay Powell will be saying in Friday's speech.

Just How Low Could Interest Rates Go in This Environment?

Let's check out a few charts of the popular TLT which is the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF.

Trade War Reignited: 6 Reasons Why It's Worse This Time

Markets got hit hard in May when trade talks broke down and the president instituted new tariffs, but things are different now.

Lean, Mean Fighting Machines Emerge From Debt Diet

The catalyst for equities is now out of the bag, it is just a matter of finding companies with that catalyst before everyone catches on.

Why Rates Really Can't Rise Much From Here

Beware the old way of thinking about the Fed.

Rethinking Monetary Policy, Oil Rises and an Amazon Options Rush: Market Recon

But trading calls and puts in Amazon requires you to know your risk tolerance big-time.

5 Key Takeaways From the Fed Minutes and Powell's Testimony

This appears to be one of the most spirited debates within the Fed in several years.

3 Reasons to Buy European Banks After Deutsche Bank's Announcement

Look for Christine Lagarde to turn the ECB into a champion of fiscal stimulus.

Beware the Bond Shock on Strong Nonfarm Payrolls

The Fed can't justify a rate cut soon on the strong jobs growth data. Expect bond selling and a follow-on hit to equities.

Jobs Report: How the Fed Will and Investors Should Read the Latest Numbers

It's time to move past the 'bad news is good news and vice versa' mentality.