Why QE4 Isn't in the Cards
Four reasons that the Fed won't engage in another round of quantitative easing, despite the current market turmoil.
Junk Bond Market: ‘I See Dead Companies’
With apologies to Cole Sear of "The Sixth Sense," high-yield bonds are showing some very troublesome signs, as are corporate credit spreads.
Why the Fed Is Wishy-Washy
The FOMC July meeting minutes didn't necessarily reflect a Fed that wishes to keep its cards close to its chest.
4 Signs American Consumer Is Fine, and Poised to Spend More
If the Fed is looking at these four numbers, a September rate hike is more likely--as is continued economic growth in the U.S.
Job Market's Signals for the Fed
Just a slight strengthening of labor market conditions (particularly on the wage front) would be enough to increase the probability of a September rate hike.
To Help the Middle Class, Raise Interest Rates: Searching for Alpha for August 2015
Everything from corporate greed to the tax code has been blamed for the expanding wealth gap, but artificially low rates may be a bigger contributor.
Pay Attention, Ignore the Fed
There's a whole generation of traders who have never seen a rate increase, but normalization of interest rates can't get here soon enough for me.
How Tech Is Disrupting Money and Markets
The IT revolution poses quandaries for the Fed and investors.
JPMorgan’s Kelly: ‘You Gotta Get Invested’
There are high market prices today, but there are also opportunities, JPMorgan's chief global strategist says at Morningstar gathering.
El-Erian: Fed to Hike Rates in September
The impending tightening of monetary policy, the economist says, will be "the loosest tightening in the modern history of central banking."