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US unemployment is the lowest in 50 years. Here’s why Wall Street thinks that’s actually a bad thing.
Low unemployment adds pressure to the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, turning bonds into a more appealing investment compared to stocks.
The stock market could tank 50% if Sanders, Warren, or Buttigieg win the presidency, hedge-fund boss says
"Pick a Socialist - Bernie, Liz, Pete. etc. and the Market would sell off," Virtus Capital boss Steven Gidumal said in a presentation this week.
Markets think Trump "affects Fed policy indirectly by influencing the macroeconomic outlook," Goldman said. Evidence his tweets "affect market expectations of Fed policy is strong."
"The operation schedules are subject to change if market conditions warrant or should the FOMC alter its guidance to the Desk," said the Fed.
The Fed is injecting hundreds of billions into markets — and it’s a practice that could become the new normal
The Federal Reserve could soon take steps toward a more permanent solution to stave off trouble in money markets.
Last week the Federal Reserve began auctioning overnight repurchase agreements, or repos, for the first time in a decade.
The two Tuesday offerings of market repurchase agreements are meant to calm money markets and keep interest rates within an intended range.
The Fed cuts rates for 2nd time since financial crisis — but defies Trump’s calls for ‘big’ stimulus
The move was broadly in line with expectations but far from the aggressive stimulus President Donald Trump has demanded in recent weeks.
President Donald Trump lashed out at Federal Reserve officials once again early Monday, a day before the start of a pivotal monetary policy meeting.
An independent central bank is seen as crucial for the health of financial markets and for the economy.