The US economy won’t collapse under the Fed’s ‘weight’ based on the performance of these sectors despite inflation and oil risks

Investors are trying to read the tea leaves in a choppy US stock market to gauge whether its recent run higher can continue after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell unleashed bullish sentiment at the end of November by indicating its aggressive interest rate hikes could slow. “The leadership of the stock market is telling you … Read more

The next financial crisis may already be brewing, but not where many expect

A growing number of traders, academics, and bond-market gurus are worried that the $24 trillion market for US Treasury debt could be headed for a crisis as the Federal Reserve kicks its “quantitative tightening” into high gear this month. With the Fed doubling the pace at which its bond holdings will “roll off” its balance … Read more