Markets

Goldman Sachs sees the Fed aggressively cutting interest rates to boost the economy — and says it could even happen before the bank’s next meeting

Goldman Sachs economists Jan Hatzius and Daan Struyven predicted in a Sunday note that the Fed will cut interest rates aggressively to help the US economy combat downside risks of the coronavirus outbreak as it spreads. Those cuts could even come before the Federal Open Market Committee’s next scheduled meeting […]
Goldman Sachs sees the Fed aggressively cutting interest rates to boost the economy — and says it could even happen before the bank’s next meeting
Markets

4 charts that indicate there’s ‘upside risk’ to US inflation

Markets rallied strongly this week when comments from US Fed chair Jerome Powell were perceived as dovish. But multiple analysts called it an overreaction, and argued the data suggests there are more rate hikes in store in 2019. These four charts from Deutsche Bank indicate that upward pressures on wage […]
4 charts that indicate there’s ‘upside risk’ to US inflation
Markets

HSBC: Jackson Hole is likely to be a non-event

If you’re expecting the the Jackson Hole Symposium to spark a bout of volatility in financial markets, prepare to be disappointed. Here’s what Kevin Logan, chief US economist at HSBC, expects will come from the event (and for those frustrated by the tiny market movements this week, look away now): […]
HSBC: Jackson Hole is likely to be a non-event