11 Feb 2019
Stalemate Raises Risk; Talks are underway to avoid a second government shutdown before the Friday deadline. Any failure to strike a deal could slow down economic activity, raise the possibility of unemployment inching higher and hurt the U.S. brand.
6 Feb 2019
Did Fed Pause Rate Hikes in Time? The selloff in equities in the fourth quarter of 2018 helped to influence the Fed into pausing its rate hikes planned for 2019. The big question now is if the central bank’s decision came in time or if the impact from the previous rate hikes could show up in markets this year. Hedge your portfolio with futures and options.
Peter Knight Advisor