Amana Capital Market News
John Tucker spoke with Carl Riccadonna, Chief U.S. Economist for Bloomberg Intelligence, to preview the 4 fed officals speaking today. Trading in federal funds futures suggest the Fed could move again in June or July. In their latest economic projections, central bankers signaled two more rate increases this year.
Bob Moon spoke with Dan Hanson, UK Economist for Bloomberg Intelligence, to preview the BOE rate decision. The U.K.'s triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is imminent, so the chances of the BOE moving policy in March are very small.
Bob Moon spoke with Carl Roccadonna, Chief U.S. Economist for Bloomberg Intelligence. Fed officials have delivered clear guidance that they intend to raise interest rates in March, following a broad-based campaign to pull expectations forward out of 2Q. Markets are expressing a near 100% probability of a move, so the rate hike will not be the major focal point of the meeting. Instead, analysts will watch for indications that a more confident Fed is shifting into a faster pace of tightening -- su