Assessing the relationship between interest rates and debatably inflated stock prices is a useful exercise, sources say, especially at a time when stocks are about as ‘expensive’ as they have ever been.
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As a highly contentious presidential election plays out in the U.S., the Federal Reserve is working to project a message of stability and consistency to support the markets.
The economy is always evolving, says Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, and so the nation’s monetary and fiscal strategies for achieving its goals must evolve as well.
Brexit uncertainty. An inverted yield curve. A burgeoning trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Slowing global growth and shifting currency valuations. Is it all enough to spark a recession?
They also foresee continued volatility in the stock market, but are turning to active management and alternative strategies to mitigate its risk.