MARKET COMMENTARY How a Shrinking Federal Reserve Balance Sheet Will Affect Bonds
With the U.S. economy on solid footing, the central bank said it will begin to shrink its massive bond portfolio. The move ends a key stimulus program launched in response to the 2008 financial crisis.
MARKET COMMENTARY Why the Bond Market Has Absorbed Fed Rate Hikes So Well
Fixed-income markets have remained remarkably calm in the wake of recent Fed moves. Here's why.
MARKET COMMENTARY Why the Fed Raised Rates and What May Come Next
The central bank takes action as the economy gains steam, although rates remain low by historical standards.
MARKET COMMENTARY The Fed Raises Rates, With an Eye on Inflation
As the central bank gains confidence in the health of the U.S. economy, future hikes may be in the offing.
MARKET COMMENTARY Additional Perspective on the Fed’s Rate Decision
The central bank move signals a belief that the U.S. economy is once again on firm ground, but future moves are likely to be gradual.
MARKET COMMENTARY Investing in a World of Geopolitical Uncertainty
As geopolitical uncertainty abounds, we examined how markets have reacted to such events in the past. The results might surprise you.