22 05, 2024

The Effect of China Selling Vast Amounts of U.S. Debt on the U.S. Stock Market

By |2024-05-23T14:53:39+00:00May 22nd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Undeniably, geopolitical tensions around the world are increasing - with the current trade war between China and the U.S. being a notable example. For instance, President Biden has recently imposed large tariffs on Chinese imports into America. Conversely, in the last seven months alone, China has sold $74 billion of U.S. Treasuries and agency [...]

16 05, 2024

Navigating the Stock Market Amid Persistent Inflation: A Strategic Approach

By |2024-05-16T17:54:47+00:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The April inflation report provided a mixed bag of signals for the economy, leaving many investors wondering how these developments might influence their portfolios. With inflation cooling slightly to 3.4% annually but remaining above the Federal Reserve's 2% target, the implications for the stock market are complex. Let's delve into how these inflation trends [...]

1 05, 2024

Examining the Impact of Rising Inflation on Federal Reserve’s Interest Rate Decision

By |2024-05-01T15:46:20+00:00May 1st, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a recent turn of events, the inflation narrative has taken center stage, prompting a closer examination of its implications on Federal Reserve policy. Let's delve into the intricacies of these developments and their potential ramifications. The Commerce Department's personal consumption expenditures (PCE) index revealed a notable uptick in consumer prices, registering a 2.7% [...]

17 04, 2024

Fed Chair Powell Confirms Delayed Rate Cuts

By |2024-04-17T18:12:10+00:00April 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

The market came under pressure this week following Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s comments about inflation that were less than enthusiastic. While speaking at a policy forum focused on US-Canada economic relations, Powell articulated that the first quarter’s sticky inflation data means market-rate cuts will happen later than initially hoped. The Fed’s benchmark interest rate [...]

10 04, 2024

Hot CPI Data Causes Market to Spiral and Indicates 2 Rate Cuts in 2024

By |2024-04-10T17:24:16+00:00April 10th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Monday was momentous because of the eclipse boosting hopes and dreams of disinflation, and Wednesday started with a downer because of higher-than-expected CPI data. The inflationary data came in hot, with every reading coming in above estimates, sending the market into a significant dip. Let’s dive into anticipation, the reaction, what it means, and [...]

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