Fed Vows Patience on Rates, Drops ‘Considerable Time’
Wording change is consistent with recent policy moves and is meant to give Fed flexibility to raise rates if economy accelerates.
Oil Slump Blindsides Bulls That Wagered on Rout Ending
“A number of investors think we’re close to the bottom,” says Michael Lynch, president of Strategic Energy and Economic Research.
Lower Oil Prices Increase Investor Appeal in Turkey – For Now
Turkey is one of those emerging market countries that investors are never quite sure about, and the lower oil prices are sparking investor interest again.
Bill Gross Says Fed May Become ‘Dovish’ After Oil Prices Plunge
With U.S. oil prices below $60, the Federal Reserve may not be in a hurry to raise rates, the fixed-income expert says.
How America Is Kicking Its Oil Habit
The U.S. is producing the most oil in 31 years, growth is accelerating and crude prices are plunging. So why is Americans’ petroleum use waning?
Oil Price Plunge Creates New Winners, Losers
Market shifts amid energy upheaval.
10 Big Economic Predictions for 2015: BofA Merrill Lynch
BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research released its annual year-ahead outlook, seeing strong fundamentals and robust growth in the U.S.
Gundlach: Total Return Fund May Close to New Investors
DoubleLine’s fixed-income expert also says dollar is likely to rise further and oil could weaken.
Schwab Sees Bull Market Raging On in 2015, With Caveats
Data suggests continuance of secular bull market, say Liz Ann Sonders and colleagues, but watch out for energy junk bonds.
3 Takeaways From Oil’s Price Swoon: Searching for Alpha for December 2014
Are lower prices a boon or a bust for the economy and markets? Plus, how the indexes performed in November.