Fed officials stay cautious in shifting market

FOMC Press Conference January 30, 2019 However, Fed Chair Jerome Powell has already laid the groundwork for a shift in stance by suggesting officials were now “closely monitoring” the implications of the protracted trade negotiations for the economy. We expect the Fed to drop the use of the term “patient” from the accompanying statement and use the phrase “closely.

 · Fed may shift from patient to flexible Morgan Stanley says the Fed is likely to open the door to a July rate cut this week by removing from its post-meeting statement a promise to be “patient” as it waits to see where the economy is headed.

Meanwhile, the official policy statement that comes at the end of each meeting will likely offer no hint about whether rates will rise, fall, or stay. a shift that large in the near-term outlook.

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The decade-long bull market in stocks was fueled in no small part by the. is thought to have led many investors to shift out of low-yielding bonds and into stocks, thereby. And that caution helped support the bull market in stocks.. The chairman and other Fed officials spent the next few months providing.

 · Fed’s Bullard: Employees and employers on the same footing’ in the jobs market. At the moment, the economy was in very good shape, but the game for the Fed is to think two moves ahead, the St. Louis Fed president said. In his speech, Bullard listed several reasons for.

Yet the “dot” diagram of predictions from Fed officials warns markets they perhaps shouldn't get too far ahead of themselves. The median.

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There isn’t much in the official statements anyway, just a few sentences. Still, the economists at the Fed felt it necessary to admit. Behind that otherwise alarming shift is the labor market. "Job.

The shift in tone by the Fed helped spur a steep rally in the riskier. We still see plenty of reasons for investors to remain cautious in 2019.. Source: Market Matrix US Sell 3 Month & Buy 10 Year Bond Yield Spread (USYC3M10 Index).. The above mentioned firms and their employees are not affiliated.

 · Caution from the Fed? We are certainly not suggesting the US is on the verge of a pronounced slowdown – we see GDP growth of 2.4% in 2019 and 1.8% in 2020, but some signs warrant caution on the US.

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