backed securities in the near future. Meanwhile, U.S. Federal Reserve officials tried to allay market fears of an early rate hike by suggesting that the country’s labor market has not recovered enough to withstand higher interest rates. The Japanese economy
with the threat of rising interest rates. I did put them in a few Vanguard bond funds 2 years ago, but pulled them out last year when the bond market was reacting to a potential rate increase .
established by global dollar investors using real money....which doesn't look much like the Fed dot plot. First Fed funds rate hike to 1/2%: Aug-Sep-2015. Then, 1%: Feb-Mar-2016; 2%: Jan-Feb-2017; 3%: Sep-2018; 4%: maybe? 2024
investors were encouraged by the FOMC Statement retaining the phrase “considerable time” between the QE end and the first rate hike [mid/late-2015?]; the Scottish vote to remain in the UK; and the biggest IPO of Alibaba [ BABA ; priced at $68; closed at
seemed to interpret it as meaning that an early, say March, rate increase was off the table. I'm not as sure. It did leave enough ..... depressed spring growth rates, and last year's interest rate hike made for easy pickings comparing this year's summer housing
(Corrects fourth paragraph to show Fisher meant quarter-point not quarterly increments)
NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Investors worldwide pulled a net $3.8 billion out of bond funds in the week ended Sept. 17 on rising fears of an early rate hike from the Federal Reserve, data from a...
volatility. Labor Market Index Suggests No Rate Hike until Late 2015 or 2016 Contrary to the Federal ..... suggests the timing of the Fed’s first rate hike should be no earlier than late 2015 ..... market conditions. In the prior two rate hike cycles, the index was positive before
Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should start raising U.S. interest rates in the spring, earlier than many investors currently expect, and should do so both slowly and gradually, a top Fed...
something that investors are going to have to contend with over the next six to nine months until we ultimately get our first rate hike from the Fed. Bush: Let's talk a little bit about how you are putting that into practice with portfolios. We noticed that