Futures trading is now pricing in the near certainty of 50-basis-point liftoff for the fed funds rate on March 16 and a lot more beyond.
Markets were so green Wednesday, it felt like somebody knew something.
These names offer massive current dividend yields, and two of them are paid monthly rather than quarterly.
The softening housing market is just one reason consumer sentiment recently fell to a near decade low.
Assigning the central bank responsibilities extending beyond the adjustment of monetary policy creates an unknown that I do not think we can assume outcomes for.
There was a story almost entirely missed by the media on Wednesday. The Treasury Department announced a tapering of its own ahead of the Fed's policy statement.
China cannot be the engine that global economies have relied upon if its goals have shifted back toward pulling power away from even its own leading businesses.
Ahead of Jackson Hole, the Fed knows QE is doing more harm than good.
Doesn't the Fed now have to taper asset purchases simply to avoid becoming an even greater force in these markets?
The Russell 2000 is now down not just back-to-back sessions, but six sessions in the last eight with all six of those "down" days having given up 0.9% or more.