Don't Be Suckered by the Recent Treasury-Bond Rally

Don't Be Suckered by the Recent Treasury-Bond Rally

But do think about refinancing your home mortgage.

UK GDP Contracts for First Time in Seven Years In Q2 as Brexit Risks Mount

UK GDP Contracts for First Time in Seven Years In Q2 as Brexit Risks Mount

Britain's economy contracted for the first time in seven years last quarter, according to official data published Friday, as the impact of the country's decision to leave the European Union, and the government's threat to do so without a trade deal, takes its toll.

How to Play Potential Rate Cuts

How to Play Potential Rate Cuts

Let's look at the chances of cuts in September and October, and how to use dollar and yen exchange-traded funds to your advantage.

Trade War Reignited: 6 Reasons Why It's Worse This Time

Trade War Reignited: 6 Reasons Why It's Worse This Time

Markets got hit hard in May when trade talks broke down and the president instituted new tariffs, but things are different now.

Trump Just Deepened the Tariff War -- Retail Investors Were the Smart Ones

Trump Just Deepened the Tariff War -- Retail Investors Were the Smart Ones

Retail investors are sitting pretty after Trump enacted more tariffs. See their fancy footwork executed in July.

Dissecting the Rate Cut

Dissecting the Rate Cut

While the Fed action was widely expected -- even if the market was hoping for clear signals of future cuts -- here's my read on what this means for markets and how I am thinking about positioning going forward.

What Is the Prime Rate? Definition, History and Rate in 2019

What Is the Prime Rate? Definition, History and Rate in 2019

The prime rate is the lowest rate at which money can be borrowed from commercial banks by non-banks. It typically tracks with the federal funds rate and is generally about 3% higher than the Federal Reserve's rate.

Don't Gamble With Fed News, Just Know How to Respond

Don't Gamble With Fed News, Just Know How to Respond

The announcement of a rate cut is just a trigger that leads to a series of reverberations, so know how to navigate the volatility afterward.

What Will the Fed Do With Interest Rates? Just Listen

What Will the Fed Do With Interest Rates? Just Listen

Jerome Powell is the Plain English Fed Chair.

Historic Day for Central Banking Looms With Cut Announcement

Historic Day for Central Banking Looms With Cut Announcement

Will we see no cut, or a 25- or 50-basis-point chop? Here's what is likely to happen.