The Biggest Takeaway From Powell's Speech and What It Means for the Fed

Literally at the same time Powell was speaking, trade tensions were ramping up.

Bird Watching at Jackson Hole? Doves Might Prove Elusive

With uncertainty around what Fed Chair Jerome Powell might say Friday, it's unclear how much dovishness will take the market higher.

Why I'm in No Hurry to Do a Lot of Stock Buying

The market close will be key Monday.

Bond Market Holds the Line at 1.5%

The bond market is calling the shots for stocks right now.

Inverted-Yield Curve Isn't Really Such a Curve Ball

Why this much-hyped move isn't so special and how to play it to your advantage.

Don't Be Suckered by the Recent Treasury-Bond Rally

But do think about refinancing your home mortgage.

How to Play Potential Rate Cuts

Let's look at the chances of cuts in September and October, and how to use dollar and yen exchange-traded funds to your advantage.

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.

Dissecting the Rate Cut

While the Fed action was widely expected -- even if the market was hoping for clear signals of future cuts -- here's my read on what this means for markets and how I am thinking about positioning going forward.

Don't Gamble With Fed News, Just Know How to Respond

The announcement of a rate cut is just a trigger that leads to a series of reverberations, so know how to navigate the volatility afterward.